blood sport


noun

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

Nearby words

  1. blood relationship,
  2. blood royal,
  3. blood sausage,
  4. blood serum,
  5. blood spavin,
  6. blood substitute,
  7. blood sugar,
  8. blood test,
  9. blood transfusion,
  10. blood type

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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