bloodthirsty

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Etymology[edit]

From blood +‎ thirsty. Compare Dutch bloeddorstig (bloodthirsty), German blutdürstig (bloodthirsty), Danish blodtørstig (bloodthirsty), Swedish blodtörstig (bloodthristy).

Adjective[edit]

bloodthirsty (comparative bloodthirstier or more bloodthirsty, superlative bloodthirstiest or most bloodthirsty)

  1. Eager to resort to violence.
  2. Characterized by massive bloodshed.

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