Dictionary.com

bloodline

[ bluhd-lahyn ]
/ ˈblʌdˌlaɪn /
Save This Word!

noun
(usually of animals) the line of descent; pedigree; strain.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of bloodline

First recorded in 1905–10; blood + line1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use bloodline in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for bloodline

bloodline
/ (ˈblʌdˌlaɪn) /

noun
all the members of a family group over generations, esp regarding characteristics common to that group; pedigree
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK