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full-blooded

[ fool-bluhd-id ]
/ ˈfʊlˈblʌd ɪd /
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adjective
of unmixed ancestry; thoroughbred: a full-blooded Cherokee.
vigorous; virile; hearty: full-blooded enjoyment.
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Origin of full-blooded

An Americanism dating back to 1765–75

OTHER WORDS FROM full-blooded

full-blood·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for full-blooded

full-blooded

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

Derived forms of full-blooded

full-bloodedness, noun
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