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full-blooded

[ fool-bluhd-id ]

adjective

  1. of unmixed ancestry; thoroughbred:

    a full-blooded Cherokee.

  2. vigorous; virile; hearty:

    full-blooded enjoyment.



full-blooded

adjective

  1. (esp of horses) of unmixed ancestry; thoroughbred
  2. having great vigour or health; hearty; virile


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Derived Forms

  • ˌfull-ˈbloodedness, noun

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Other Words From

  • full-blooded·ness noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of full-blooded1

An Americanism dating back to 1765–75

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Example Sentences

The commenter said Dodson is not a full-blooded member of any tribe and is in fact one-quarter Aleut, not Inuit.

Elizabeth Raitz-Cowboy, an Aetna medical director, said her husband is a full-blooded Navajo.

He was like a full-blooded horse—tractable enough if kept hard at work.

In a moment I was little more than a full-blooded fighting animal, and had forgotten all the influences of my Quaker home.

Meinong's "act" is the ghost of the subject, or what once was the full-blooded soul.

In a flash I knew how the gleaming, soft, full-blooded slip of a creature had stood up against this tremendous aunt of hers.

The big painter, in his full-blooded, boyish fashion, fairly gasconaded over the success of his exhibit.

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