Main definitions of bloodstaining in English

: bloodstaining1bloodstaining2

bloodstaining1

noun

  • Staining with blood; an instance of this.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. Either from blood + staining, or from bloodstain + -ing.

Pronunciation

bloodstaining

/ˈblʌdsteɪnɪŋ/

Main definitions of bloodstaining in English

: bloodstaining1bloodstaining2

bloodstaining2

adjective

figurative literal
  • Characterized by wounding or injury (literal and figurative); that stains something with blood.

Origin

Late 18th century. From blood + staining. Compare earlier bloodstained and later bloodstain.

Pronunciation

bloodstaining

/ˈblʌdsteɪnɪŋ/