One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Violence and bloodshed, especially in fiction.‘I like blood and guts, adventure, that kind of thing’
grisly, gruesome, violent, bloodthirsty, bloody, brutal, savageView synonyms
- ‘No blood and guts, please, we're a civilized people, fastidious about what we allow in our living rooms.’
- ‘One attorney who lost a case to you said, ‘She overshadows the facts with blood and guts.’’
- ‘Most of the evil dead are formed as skeletons which only crumble when destroyed rather than burst into a mess of blood and guts as they did in the first two movies.’
- ‘You imagine the blood and guts, and that's what makes it violent.’
- ‘So, you say you want a movie with blood and guts and guns and swearing and sex and violence and grizzle and evil and nastiness and all that jazz.’
- ‘In a way, the mental fright is just as scary as the visual fright, but I still prefer blood and guts.’
- ‘Victoria wants to be a surgeon as she loves blood and guts.’
- ‘Actually, I never have done anything too horrible - no blood and guts or other gore.’
- ‘He isn't after blood and guts, but fame and fortune.’
- ‘Suddenly, there's a lot more than revenge at stake and in the climactic scenes there's a much more emotional and satisfying payoff than mere blood and guts.’
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