Definition of "bruised" []

  • Injured in a way that causes discoloration to the skin (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of bruise. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "bruised" in a sentence
  • "Summary: After throwing for 292 yards and three touchdowns Eli Manning went to the sideline in the fourth with what he called a bruised heel."
  • "Her body was bruised from the weapons of the desert people but her heart hurt far more."
  • "NEW YORK (AP) - Billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg heads toward a third term bruised by a surprisingly close re-election battle that exposed lingering anger over his reversal on term limits and his prodigious campaign spending."