bloody-minded

[ bluhd-ee-mahyn-did ]
/ ˈblʌd iˈmaɪn dɪd /

adjective

disposed to violence or bloodshed; bloodthirsty; sanguinary: bloody-minded anarchists.
Chiefly British. unreasonably stubborn or cantankerous.

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Origin of bloody-minded

First recorded in 1575–85

OTHER WORDS FROM bloody-minded

blood·y-mind·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bloody-minded

bloody-minded

adjective

British informal deliberately obstructive and unhelpful

Derived forms of bloody-minded

bloody-mindedness, nounbloody-mindedly, adverb
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