Definition of "bloodshot" []

  • Red and inflamed as a result of locally congested blood vessels: bloodshot eyes. (adjective)
  • (of an eye) inflamed (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "bloodshot" in a sentence
  • "In retrospect, she can see the telltale signs such as bloodshot eyes and headaches."
  • "I put the "eye candy" on top of that and then used a store-bought gel decorator frosting to do the "bloodshot" effect."
  • "Inflammation of this membrane is more commonly limited to that portion covering the inner surfaces of the lids, but may extend to the eyeball when the eye becomes "bloodshot" and the condition more serious."