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blood-and-guts

[bluhd-n-guhts] /ˈblʌd nˈgʌts/
adjective
1.
dealing with or depicting war or violence, especially in a lurid manner:
a blood-and-guts movie.
2.
concerned with fundamental needs, problems, values, etc.:
The blood-and-guts issues will determine the election.
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blood and guts

noun phrase

Great vigor, violence, or fierceness; acrimony •Can be adjective, which is hyphenated: their arguments are blood and guts


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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