bloodguilty

[bluhd-gil-tee]

adjective

guilty of murder or bloodshed.

Nearby words

  1. bloodcurdler,
  2. bloodcurdling,
  3. blooded,
  4. bloodfin,
  5. bloodflower,
  6. bloodhound,
  7. bloodily,
  8. bloodiness,
  9. blooding,
  10. bloodless

Origin of bloodguilty

First recorded in 1590–1600; blood(shed) + guilty

Related formsblood·guilt, blood·guilt·i·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for blood guilt

blood guilt

noun

guilt of murder or shedding blood
Derived Formsblood-guilty, adjectiveblood-guiltiness, noun

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