- of unmixed ancestry; thoroughbred: a full-blooded Cherokee.
- vigorous; virile; hearty: full-blooded enjoyment.
Origin of full-blooded
An Americanism dating back to 1765–75
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Examples from the Web for full-blooded
The commenter said Dodson is not a full-blooded member of any tribe and is in fact one-quarter Aleut, not Inuit.Dan Snyder's Indian Chief Is Neither
June 28, 2013
Elizabeth Raitz-Cowboy, an Aetna medical director, said her husband is a full-blooded Navajo.Obama’s Unsung Army of Backstage Volunteers at the Inaugural Balls
January 22, 2013
An' she's so full-blooded it'll be likely to go hard with her.Meadow Grass
Thus the young, full-blooded Normans awaited their first fray.Norman Ten Hundred
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He's a full-blooded Sioux, yet he has many of the ways and habits of the white man.
He was not surprised that he had been mistaken for a full-blooded Indian.
Ieremia was lighter-skinned than the Fitu-Ivans, as was natural in a full-blooded Samoan.A Son Of The Sun
- (esp of horses) of unmixed ancestry; thoroughbred
- having great vigour or health; hearty; virile
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