(redirected from bloodied but unbowed)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms.


adj. blood·ier, blood·iest
1. Stained with blood.
2. Of, characteristic of, or containing blood.

blood′i·ly adv.
blood′i·ness n.


Referring to blood; of the nature of blood—e.g., bloody excretions, bloody sweat.
Vox populi-UK
Damned (darned).

Vox populi-US
Smeared or stained with blood.

bloody, blood in

pertaining to or deriving from blood.

bloody feces
see dysentery, melena.
bloody guts
see proliferative hemorrhagic enteropathy.
bloody milk
bloody urine
bloody vomit
References in periodicals archive ?
Matt Burke was bloodied but unbowed today as he looked back on a man-of-match display which helped the Falcons to a 29-16 bonus-point victory over Leeds Tykes at Kingston Park yesterday, (writes Duncan Madsen).
When the police arrive, Cain emerges bloodied but unbowed to watch Sean get arrested for assault.
A BLOODIED but unbowed Andy O'Brien has implored Newcastle's fans not to lose hope as the Magpies strive to make the last eight of the Champions League.