bloodiest bloodiest  /b ˈlə di əst/


  1. (v) cover with blood
  2. (adj) having or covered with or accompanied by blood
  3. (adj) informal intensifiers
  4. (adv) extremely


  1. The Allies faced a new and probably the bloodiest stage of all in North Africa.
  2. For over 20 of the bloodiest years of the 20th century, Capa let his cameras do the talking.
  3. In the bloodiest strike, assailants boarded a ferry off the northern coast of Sri Lanka, near Jaffna, and hacked 39 Tamils to death with axes, swords and knives.


  1. World-Herald editorial: Muslim cold war begins to turn hot

    Americans are rightly mortified by scenes of the terrible civil war now lashing Syria. Meanwhile, the bloodiest internal fighting since the withdrawal of U.S. troops has broken out in next-door Iraq.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Omaha World-Herald

  2. Dupree leads effort on local Civil War history

    The chairman of the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission is keeping himself busy promoting the history of America’s bloodiest war where brother fought against brother.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Jacksonville Patriot

  3. Honduras Claims Unwanted Title Of World's Murder Capital

    When visiting San Pedro Sula, the bloodiest town in Honduras, it's advisable to arrive early in the morning, when the drug gangs are still asleep.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NPR


  1. "Bin Laden gets the benefits of Zarqawi's notoriety," said Vince Cannistraro, former CIA counterterrorism chief. "He (al-Zarqawi) has got the pre-eminent insurgency in Iraq. He's the one who is the bloodiest, who carried out the most dramatic...
    on Dec 28, 2004 By: Vince Cannistraro Source: USA Today

  2. Assistant US Attorney Daniel Wenner described their crimes and mob association as "the bloodiest, most violent betrayal of the badge this city has ever seen."
    on Apr 6, 2006 By: Daniel Source: KARE

  3. "The fact that there are questions about Gen. Petraeus' report is not surprising, given that it was brought to you by this White House. In contrast, independent report after report indicates that the whack-a-mole strategy has made this the bloodiest...
    on Sep 10, 2007 By: Chris Dodd Source: Politico

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