American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Chiefly British Slang Used as an intensive.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A running or issuing of blood, as from the nose; a hemorrhage; the operation of letting blood, as in surgery.
- n. The drawing of sap from a tree or plant.
- n. In bookbinding, an excessive trimming down of the margins of a book, which cuts into and mutilates the print.
- v. present participle of bleed.
- adj. UK, slang (used as an intensifier) extreme, outright.
- adv. UK, slang (used as an intensifier) Extremely.
- n. The flow or loss of blood from a damaged blood vessel.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Emitting, or appearing to emit, blood or sap, etc.; also, expressing anguish or compassion.
- n. A running or issuing of blood, as from the nose or a wound; a hemorrhage; the operation of letting blood, as in surgery; a drawing or running of sap from a tree or plant.
- n. the flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel
“Even when I am yet again bleeding from the eyeballs as I write another first draft.”
“One does not have to be what you call a bleeding heart liberal to understand the dangers of street corner 'justice'.”
“As the unit has been discontinued, it is unlikely that a firmware release would be developed for this unit in relation to the Mac update issue this is what you call bleeding edge I guess. taking a chance on something working when you have no guarantees or support from the manufacturer. sorry, this one is on those who bought the drive knowing well that buffalo didn't actually market to nor actively support Macs / mac users.”
“Still, even as he ran to the car, dripping sweat and bleeding from the gash in his forehead, with the river already up to the wheel wells, he realized that the choices he had just made said something about who he was.”
“The second duelist, although less seriously wounded, was bleeding from a gash to his thigh.”
“The man Paiko had stepped on was bleeding from a bullet wound.”
“If we see the earth bleeding from the loss of topsoil, biodiversity, or drought and desertification, and if we help reclaim or save what is lost -- for instance, through regeneration of degraded forests -- the planet will help us in our self-healing and indeed survival.”
“In its passage it cleared the body of a man, who lay motionless, bleeding from a bullet-wound in the neck.”
“After four hours, we will take a blood count (a CBC) to tell us whether there is bleeding from the liver into the abdominal cavity.”
“I ended up bleeding from the throat (I'm talking pulsating bleeding into a pail) and back in emergency 4 times.”
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