1. of unmixed ancestry

full-blooded Native American


blooded Jersies

Syn: ↑full-blood, ↑blooded
Similar to: ↑purebred
2. endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health

a hearty glow of health

Syn: ↑hearty, ↑lusty, ↑red-blooded
Similar to: ↑healthy
Derivationally related forms: ↑lustiness (for: ↑lusty), ↑heartiness (for: ↑hearty)

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  • Full-blooded — Full blood ed, a. 1. Having a full supply of blood. [1913 Webster] 2. Of pure blood; thoroughbred; as, a full blooded horse. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • full-blooded — full bloodedness, n. /fool blud id/, adj. 1. of unmixed ancestry; thoroughbred: a full blooded Cherokee. 2. vigorous; virile; hearty: full blooded enjoyment. [1765 75, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • full-blooded — full blood|ed [ ,ful blʌdəd ] adjective 1. ) having parents who both belong to the same race: a full blooded Scotsman 2. ) enthusiastic and determined: Both teams played good full blooded football …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • full-blooded — ☆ full blooded [fool′blud΄id ] adj. 1. of unmixed breed or race; purebred: also full blood 2. vigorous; lusty 3. genuine; authentic 4. rich and full …   English World dictionary

  • full-blooded — [adj] purebred; strong hardy, hearty, powerful, robust, sound, thoroughbred, unmixed, vigorous, virile, vital; concepts 314,489,613 …   New thesaurus

  • full-blooded — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of unmixed ancestry. 2) vigorous and wholehearted …   English terms dictionary

  • full-blooded — adjective (only before noun) 1 involving very strong feelings or emotions : full blooded argument/fight etc (=an angry or violent argument etc): The argument ended up as a full blooded screaming match. 2 having parent, grandparents etc from only… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • full-blooded — adjective Date: 1774 1. of unmixed ancestry ; purebred 2. florid, ruddy < of full blooded face > 3. forceful < full blooded prose style > 4. a. lacking no particulars …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • full-blooded — ADJ: ADJ n Full blooded behaviour and actions are carried out with great commitment and enthusiasm. Experts are agreed that full blooded market reform is the only way to save the economy. Ant: half hearted …   English dictionary

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