Definition of red-blooded in English:



  • (of a man) vigorous or virile, especially in having strong heterosexual appetites.

    ‘he was attracted to her, as any red-blooded male would be’
    • ‘It seems that these sentiments aren't echoed by all of Australia's red-blooded men.’
    • ‘He did what no red-blooded man needs lessons in doing.’
    • ‘Nearly all the reports have been sent in by women, so please all those red-blooded males out there; be brave and let me now what is happening to you.’
    • ‘Have Yorkshire's red-blooded males lost their spirit of adventure?’
    • ‘A random trawl of the heroes of the past two decades proves how hard it is to find red-blooded guys.’
    • ‘She cringed, knowing what any red-blooded man's response to such a beautiful girl's invitation would be.’
    • ‘As any red-blooded male should, I found myself admiring her form in the many varied outfits she wore throughout the film.’
    • ‘Both ladies used their expertise to give red-blooded males everywhere a spectacle that would burn in our brains forever.’
    • ‘All red-blooded males should arrange to see this film now.’
    • ‘In all fairness, she gives a compelling performance as well, but I'd like to know if there is a red-blooded male who isn't impressed by the whole package.’
    • ‘It emasculates the good old red-blooded, heterosexual Kiwi male.’
    • ‘When you think about it how could a straight, red-blooded man possibly resist the easy pickings of a good wedding reception?’
    • ‘What red-blooded guy wouldn't want to trade places with him?’
    • ‘So I did what any red-blooded male in the same circumstances would do, I went home and went back to bed.’
    • ‘What red-blooded male could resist such blandishments?’
    • ‘Like most red-blooded males, I used to take a fairly cautious (okay, an occasionally disparaging) view of spas and health farms in general.’
    • ‘This whole emotion-based sports phenomenon goes right to the heart of any red-blooded male.’
    • ‘Then they say that he is a red-blooded heterosexual male, and that he is stressed and in need of psychiatric help.’
    • ‘Instead of 26 red-blooded men chasing one woman in the mess they would all be there as equals.’
    • ‘Liv was fair-skinned with smooth red hair, gray eyes, and a small body that acted liked a magnet for almost all red-blooded males in the school.’
    manly, masculine, all-male, virile, macho
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