Definition of "bruised" [bruised]

  • Injured in a way that causes discoloration to the skin (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of bruise. (verb)

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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."