bloodshot








adjective

  1. (of the eyes) red because of dilated blood vessels.

adjective

  1. (of an eye) inflamed
adj.

also blood-shot, 1550s, short for bloodshotten (c.1500), from blood (n.) + old past participle of shoot.

adj.

  1. Red and inflamed as a result of locally congested blood vessels, as of the eyes.

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