Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Red and inflamed as a result of locally congested blood vessels.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Red and inflamed by a turgid state of the blood-vessels, as in certain weak or excited states: said of the eye.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Red and inflamed; suffused with blood, or having the vessels turgid with blood, as when the conjunctiva is inflamed or irritated.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of the eyes reddened and inflamed because of congested blood vessels

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of an eye) reddened as a result of locally congested blood vessels; inflamed

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From obsolete bloodshotten : blood + shotten, suffused, past participle of shoot.]

Examples

  • I put the "eye candy" on top of that and then used a store-bought gel decorator frosting to do the "bloodshot" effect.

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  • In retrospect, she can see the telltale signs such as bloodshot eyes and headaches.

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  • Its effect upon the capillaries is shown by the "bloodshot" eye and the "red nose" of the hard drinker.

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  • Inflammation of this membrane is more commonly limited to that portion covering the inner surfaces of the lids, but may extend to the eyeball when the eye becomes "bloodshot" and the condition more serious.

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  • Police Chief Paul Ciesielski said that Bisard was sobbing when police got to the scene, and that might have camouflaged telltale drunken-driving signs such as bloodshot eyes.

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  • When authorities spoke to Caselli, he showed signs of intoxication, such as bloodshot and watery eyes, slurred speech and smelled of alcohol, police said.

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  • The right kind of bloodshot eyes, like on a Friday night after you've been out socializing, "said Dolph Pulliam, the master of ceremonies for the event.

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  • The right kind of bloodshot eyes, like on a Friday night after you've been out socializing, "said Dolph Pulliam, the master of ceremonies for the event.

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  • The right kind of bloodshot eyes, like on a Friday night after you've been out socializing, "said Dolph Pulliam, the master of ceremonies for the event.

    News for Opelika-Auburn News

  • The right kind of bloodshot eyes, like on a Friday night after you've been out socializing, "said Dolph Pulliam, the master of ceremonies for the event.

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