- (of the eyes) red because of dilated blood vessels.
Origin of bloodshot
Examples from the Web for bloodshot
Contemporary Examples of bloodshot
He emerged with two fully covered arms, ringed with vines and bloodshot eyes.Laws Gone Wild: As Teen Sweethearts Go to Prison for Sex, Mothers Rebel
January 25, 2012
Historical Examples of bloodshot
His bloodshot eyes blinked truculently at his alighted fare.The Black Bag
Louis Joseph Vance
Then, with a quick look into his bloodshot eyes, she went on: “Why did you wait for me—here?”The Law-Breakers
His eyes were ringed and bloodshot with fatigue, and with incipient snow-blindness.Murder Point
Her hands were hot, her head was feverish, and her blind eyes were bloodshot.The Scapegoat
There were sobs in Robbie's voice, but no tears in his bloodshot eyes.The Shadow of a Crime
- (of an eye) inflamed
Word Origin and History for bloodshot
- Red and inflamed as a result of locally congested blood vessels, as of the eyes.