gory

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 /ˈgɔːrɪ/



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
gor•y /ˈgɔri/USA pronunciation   adj., -i•er, -i•est. 
  1. covered or stained with gore;
    bloody:a gory scene.
  2. involving much bloodshed and violence:a gory movie.
  3. sensational:Give us all the gory details.
gor•i•ness, n. [uncountable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
gor•y  (gôrē, gōrē), 
adj., gor•i•er, gor•i•est. 
  1. covered or stained with gore;
    bloody.
  2. resembling gore.
  3. involving much bloodshed and violence:a gory battle.
  4. unpleasant or disagreeable:to reveal the gory details of a divorce.
Etymology:
  • gore1 + -y1 1470–80
gori•ly, adv. 
gori•ness, n. 


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

gory /ˈɡɔːrɪ/ adj (gorier, goriest)
  1. horrific or bloodthirsty: a gory story
  2. involving bloodshed and killing: a gory battle
  3. covered in gore

ˈgorily adv ˈgoriness n



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