gory gory  /ˈɡɔ ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) covered with blood
  2. (adj) accompanied by bloodshed

Usage(s):

  1. Rebecca Keegan meets Greg Nicotero, the Oscar-winning makeup effects guru whose team made Drag Me to Hell gory and gruesome.
  2. In 1909, they met their appropriately gory end, undone by two new enemies, the federates and the 20th century.
  3. He calls it Arlene, after a favorite character in the gory Doom video games and books that he likes so much.

News

  1. Kanye West Officially Premieres 'American Psycho'-Inspired Short

    The gory two-minute clip, created by Ye's creative company DONDA, stars Scott Disick and Kim Kardashian's BFF Jonathan Cheban.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Baller Status

  2. Unpretentious spot with a gory history

    Unpretentious spot with a gory history Down a little dead-end street, near an unexpected gated community and just beyond a forlorn picnic area, there's a small ravine. Drawn by gold fever to San Francisco in 1849, shrewd and ambitious, he quickly became the city's political boss - mastering the arts of patronage and strong-arming. By 1857, Broderick had maneuvered his way to a seat in the U.S ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. Nathan Horton latest to try to stay in lineup

    CHICAGO — Examples of players fighting through excruciating and sometimes gory injuries are many and varied in the annals of the NHL. For Bruins winger Shawn Thornton, there’s one that will forever stick in his mind. It was 2009 and veteran Mark Recchi was looking to raise the Stanley Cup one last time, but his body was fighting him every step of the way, on two different fronts. The B’s were ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

Quotes

  1. "It's a horrible situation, very gory. There's blood in the street," said Lieutenant Governor David Paterson, who is set to replace outgoing Governor Eliot Spitzer on Monday.
    on Mar 15, 2008 By: David Paterson Source: BBC News

  2. "Most of the time when you walk out of the theater after one of those movies, you leave it in the theater. But a movie like 'Shutter,' which is more creepy than gory, it makes that walk to the car really uncomfortable," Jackson said with an...
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: Joshua Jackson Source: KQCA, My58.com

  3. "The attacks which were staged in a crowded street at a busy hour and without discriminating between men and women, young, old and children, showed once again the gory face, ruthlessness and despair of terrorism," armed forces chief General...
    on Jul 28, 2008 By: Yasar Buyukanit Source: Reuters

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