Definition of bloodily in English:

bloodily

adverb

  • See bloody

    • ‘Marlowe may have been of this world, but he was also in it: emotionally, viscerally and - more so for him than for other men - bloodily.’
    • ‘A three-day siege ended bloodily: the apartment was gutted, and its seven occupants, alleged perpetrators of a murderous attack on a government agency in December, were all killed.’
    • ‘The Russian hostage situation has been resolved bloodily, but the number of casualties is unknown so far.’
    • ‘The unsupported troops who had achieved the break in the Union gun line were mostly killed or captured, and the attack decisively and bloodily repulsed.’
    • ‘I have no idea about Greek inflectional endings, but the English translation has one fairly obvious meaning: ‘You too will die bloodily because of this deed.’’

Pronunciation

bloodily

/ˈblʌdɪli/