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red-blooded

[ red-bluhd-id ]
/ ˈrɛdˈblʌd ɪd /
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adjective

vigorous; virile.

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Origin of red-blooded

First recorded in 1795–1805

OTHER WORDS FROM red-blooded

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

red-blooded

adjective

informal vigorous; virile

Derived forms of red-blooded

red-bloodedness, noun
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