Definition of bloodshot in English:


Pronunciation /ˈblədˌSHät/ /ˈblədˌʃɑt/


  • (of the eyes) inflamed or tinged with blood, typically as a result of tiredness.

    • ‘Emily's blue eyes were bloodshot and swollen, meaning she had been crying of late.’
    • ‘I can see their kind, bloodshot eyes, their rumpled hair, their stubbly chins.’
    • ‘One man from a group of five set upon his three victims, leaving one in need of hospital treatment and another with a bruised and bloodshot eye.’
    • ‘The only indication of her emotional distress was the tint of her bloodshot eyes.’
    • ‘The man was left with a bloodshot eye and injuries to both knees.’
    • ‘She said the inspector suffered a bruised cheek and a bloodshot eye.’
    • ‘If you are reading this for the first time through bloodshot eyes on Thursday then the outlook is good.’
    • ‘Addicts roam the streets with bloodshot eyes, wild hair and cupped palms.’
    • ‘He had blurred vision for much of the first half and was left with a bloodshot eye and bruising to his face.’
    • ‘Another symptom is seeing a halo around a light, or having a painful bloodshot eye.’
    • ‘His eyes were slightly bloodshot and she could tell bags were forming under his eyes from lack of sleep.’
    • ‘Alex just glared, trying not to soften when he saw her disheveled clothes and bloodshot eyes.’
    • ‘A quick look into her bloodshot eyes with their dilated pupils confirms my suspicions.’
    • ‘His head is resting on his left hand, his eyes are bloodshot.’
    • ‘His eyes were bloodshot and his teeth were stained a light yellow, due to months of not cleaning them.’
    • ‘He obviously was having trouble keeping his balance, and his eyes were bloodshot.’
    • ‘His bloodshot eyes and less awareness proved that he was indeed sleep deprived.’
    • ‘His bloodshot eyes admired the clouds, their gentle and roaming cotton wool shapes.’
    • ‘Her mascara had made black rivers down her cheeks and her eyes were bloodshot.’
    • ‘She lifted her head and revealed her bloodshot eyes and her tearstained cheeks.’
    bloodshot, red-rimmed, inflamed



/ˈblədˌSHät/ /ˈblədˌʃɑt/