blood sport


noun

any sport involving killing or the shedding of blood, as bullfighting, cockfighting, or hunting.

Origin of blood sport

First recorded in 1890–95
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British Dictionary definitions for blood sport

blood sport


noun

any sport involving the killing of an animal, esp hunting
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