verb (used with object), bruised, bruis·ing.
verb (used without object), bruised, bruis·ing.
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Origin of bruise
OTHER WORDS FROM bruiseun·bruised, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH bruisebrews, bruise
Words nearby bruise
Example sentences from the Web for bruise
A different woman living in a group home showed up to a day program with a bruise under her eye.They Made a Revolutionary System to Protect People With Developmental Disabilities. Now It’s Falling Apart.|by Amy Silverman for Arizona Daily Star|December 12, 2020|ProPublica
She had a bruise under her eye when she went to her day program.This System Is Supposed to Protect People With Developmental Disabilities. It Is Falling Apart.|by Amy Silverman for Arizona Daily Star|December 12, 2020|ProPublica
Something to soak inNo matter how well you balance and how many pads you wear, you’re bound to pick up a few gnarly bruises as you learn to skate.Glide into a new roller skater’s heart with these cool gifts|Rachel Feltman|December 2, 2020|Popular Science
This Spigen Rugged Armor band and case is going to protect a smartwatch from any scrapes, scratches, bruises, or bumps that might occur.Smartwatch accessories to give your high-tech friends and family|PopSci Commerce Team|October 1, 2020|Popular Science
This kit doesn’t just help you prepare for scrapes and bruises.The best first aid kits for staying safe and prepared|PopSci Commerce Team|September 4, 2020|Popular Science
Apparently there was a sex scene that was cut from the film with you and Kate Upton that left you with a huge bruise on your ass?Nikolaj Coster-Waldau on S&M with Kate Upton and that ‘Game of Thrones’ Rape Scene|Marlow Stern|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In contrast to gentle Eva, Naps liked to draw a little blood in bed, to bruise and be bruised in return.Tallulah Bankhead: Gay, Drunk and Liberated in an Era of Excess Art|Judith Mackrell|January 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As Obama and others press to raise the federal minimum wage about $7.25, skeptics say such a move could bruise the economy.What Does an Increase in the Minimum Wage Do to the Economy?|Brandy Zadrozny|December 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So she got smacked and got a big bruise that she was very proud of.‘Catching Fire’: How Jennifer Lawrence Learned to Shoot a Bow and Arrow|Kevin Fallon|November 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A woman in a cupcake of a wedding dress, with her wedding party behind her, stands against a frighteningly bruise-hued sky.Photographer Raymond Depardon Captures the ‘Sweet Moments’|Sarah Moroz|November 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Many of us had been hit by the balls, but a bruise or a graze of the skin was the worst consequence that had ensued.
Whether it was rheumatism or a bruise or strain he did not know, but by the time he reached the river he was ready to drop.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail|Arthur R. Thompson
And he spurred away headlong, his bruise nowhere, one horrible thought mastering all.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
Men like me dont bruise— he hesitated a moment, patted her hand, and said softly, guardian angels.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
When I came to myself, I was lying on my back in the grass, feeling a dull ache all over me, as from a bad bruise.Dream Tales and Prose Poems|Ivan Turgenev