Definition of Red-blooded

1. Adjective. Endowed with or exhibiting great bodily or mental health. "A hearty glow of health"

Exact synonyms: Full-blooded, Hearty, Lusty
Similar to: Healthy
Derivative terms: Heartiness, Lustiness

Definition of Red-blooded

1. Adjective. Exhibiting healthy vigor or spirit; hearty. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Red-blooded

red-backed sandpiper
red-backed shrike
red-banded sand wasp
red-banded sand wasps
red-bellied snake
red-bellied terrapin
red-bellied turtle
red-berried elder
red-black tree
red-blooded (current term)
red-breasted merganser
red-breasted nuthatch
red-breasted sapsucker
red-breasted snipe
red-crested pochard
red-crested pochards
red-eared slider
red-eared sliders

Literary usage of Red-blooded

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1. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1911)
"Red blooded. Bronson, EB $1.50. McClurg. Red book; or, The story of Red Jacket and the Recent progress In the study of variation, heredity, and evolution. ..."

2. Footprints of the Creator: Or the Asterolepis of Stromness by Hugh Miller (1872)
"True it is that, according to one principle of classification, now grown somewhat obsolete, men and earthworms are equally red-blooded animals; ..."

3. The Principles of animal and vegetable physiology: A Popular Treatise on the by John Stevenson Bushnan (1854)
"THE BLOOD IN red-blooded ANIMALS. By a happy phrase the blood has been described as " circulating fle^h," or chair coulant. It ranks with the fluids; ..."

4. On the Adaptation of External Nature to the Physical Condition of Man by John Kidd (1833)
"And thus he establishes a fundamental natural division, answering to the red-blooded and white-blooded animals of modern zoology: and it is of great ..."

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