nosebleed

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From nose +‎ bleed.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnəʊzˌblid/
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Noun[edit]

nosebleed (plural nosebleeds)

  1. A haemorrhage from the nose.
  2. (US obsolete slang) a nerd or a geek or a dork

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English nosebleed.

Adjective[edit]

nosebleed

  1. (nonstandard, informal) (of an idea or argument) highly intellectual for one's own capabilities.

Verb[edit]

nosebleed

  1. (nonstandard, informal) To struggle with English or to struggle to keep up conversation with an English speaker.
  2. (nonstandard, informal) To tackle an idea or argument that is viewed too intellectual for one's own capabilities.

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the English nosebleed.

Noun[edit]

nosebleed

  1. (informal) A highly intellectual idea, argument, or task.
    Nosebleed ang mag-memoriya ng sangkatutak na mga formula sa isang gabi. -- Memorizing a whole bunch of formulas in one night is a nosebleed.

Verb[edit]

nosebleed

  1. (informal) To face or tackle a highly intellectual idea, argument, or task.