blood-and-guts blood-and-guts

Definition(s):

  • (adj) marked by great zeal or violence

Usage(s):

  1. Petraeus is not your old-fashioned, gung-ho, blood-and-guts sort of commander.
  2. But blood-and-guts reportage is not enough to explain why The Forgotten Soldier has been a bestseller in France and Germany, or why Sajer so belatedly wrote it.
  3. The Grand Olympics is a blood-and-guts thriller of more heroic cast.

News

  • UFC Fight Night 29: What We Learned from Raphael Assuncao vs. T.J. Dillashaw

    Kicking things off at Fight Night 29: Maia vs. Shields was a great bantamweight matchup between two guys who were just on the fringe of title contention coming in. Raphael Assuncao and T.J. Dillashaw met up in Brazil, with Assuncao coming out on top in a hotly contested, highly entertaining bout.   What We'll Remember About This Fight That it was a wild, blood-and-guts tilt between two dudes who ...
    on October 10, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  • "This movie is not going to be your typical blood-and-guts, negative, depressing thing about Iraq," Sinise says. "What's great about this film is there's a personal investment, because the filmmaker is making it about his family."
    on Mar 9, 2009 By: Gary Sinise Source: Chicago Tribune

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