Related formsnon·bleed·ing, adjective, nounun·bleed·ing, adjective
Definition for bleeding (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), bled [bled] /blɛd/, bleed·ing.
verb (used with object), bled [bled] /blɛd/, bleed·ing.
- to permit (printed illustrations or ornamentation) to run off the page or sheet.
- to trim the margin of (a book or sheet) so closely as to mutilate the text or illustration.
- a sheet or page margin trimmed so as to mutilate the text or illustration.
- a part thus trimmed off.
Origin of bleed
Related formsout·bleed, verb (used with object), out·bled, out·bleed·ing.un·bled, adjective
Can be confusedbled bleed blood
Examples from the Web for bleeding
But in another world, Beth stabs Dawn and she is bleeding and none of those other cops are helping her get to a doctor.‘Walking Dead’ Showrunner Scott Gimple Teases ‘Darker, Weirder’ Times Ahead|Melissa Leon|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even President Obama, bleeding popularity and under attack from the Left and the Right, blames the media.I Blame People Who Blame the Media: Robert McCulloch’s Tone-Deaf Speech|Arthur Chu|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No wonder criminal-justice reform is no longer the sole concern of balladeers and bleeding hearts.Here’s a Reform Even the Koch Brothers and George Soros Can Agree On|Tina Brown|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He found Poindexter on the ground, bleeding from a bullet wound to his chest.
The physical wounds from the attack left her torn and bleeding.
It was packed with all the worst cases—dying and bleeding and groaning.
The bleeding, which had nearly ceased, had recommenced with redoubled violence, and a crimson stream was flowing over the bed.
Zollern came to her quickly, and raising her torn and bleeding hands to his lips, kissed them tenderly.A German Pompadour|Marie Hay
A woman, mutilated and bleeding in his orchard—it was because it was a woman that he was so afraid.O Pioneers!|Willa Cather
Not being able to pull them off, he cut them away, and the feet of Katheline were disclosed red and bleeding.The Legend of Ulenspiegel|Charles de Coster
British Dictionary definitions for bleeding (1 of 2)
adjective, adverb British slang
British Dictionary definitions for bleeding (2 of 2)
verb bleeds, bleeding or bled
- an illustration or sheet trimmed so that some matter is bled
- (as modifier)a bleed page
Word Origin for bleed
Medicine definitions for bleeding
Idioms and Phrases with bleeding
In addition to the idiom beginning with bleed
- bleed someone white
- my heart bleeds for you