bleeder

[ blee-der ]
/ ˈbli dər /

noun

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Origin of bleeder

First recorded in 1780–90; bleed + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for bleeder

bleeder
/ (ˈbliːdə) /

noun

slang
  1. derogatory a despicable persona rotten bleeder
  2. any person; fellowwhere's the bleeder gone?
pathol a nontechnical name for a haemophiliac
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Medical definitions for bleeder

bleeder
[ blēdər ]

n.

A person, such as a hemophiliac, who bleeds freely or is subject to frequent hemorrhages.
A blood vessel from which there is uncontrolled bleeding.
A blood vessel severed by trauma or surgery that requires cautery or ligature to arrest the flow of blood.
A person who draws blood from another; a phlebotomist.
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