meaning of bloodshot

bloodshot meaning in General Dictionary

Red and irritated suffused with bloodstream or obtaining the vessels turgid with bloodstream as whenever conjunctiva is inflamed or irritated

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  • (of an eye fixed) reddened due to in your area congested blood vessels; swollen
  • Red and inflamed; suffused with blood, or having the vessels turgid with bloodstream, as when the conjunctiva is inflamed or irritated.

bloodshot meaning in Etymology Dictionary

in addition blood-shot, 1550s, quick for bloodshotten (c.1500), from blood (n.) + old past participle of shoot.


bloodshot meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Red and inflamed; suffused with bloodstream, or obtaining the vessels turgid with bloodstream, as if the conjunctiva is inflamed or irritated.


Sentence Examples with the word bloodshot

His bloodshot gaze wandered over her figure in a way that made her regret leaving her beach robe in the house.

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