[syn: gory, sanguinary, sanguineous, slaughterous, butcherly]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Gory \Gor"y\, a. [From Gore.]
1. Covered with gore or clotted blood.
Thou canst not say I did it; never shake
Thy gory locks at me. --Shak.
2. Bloody; murderous. "Gory emulation." --Shak.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: covered with blood; "a bloodstained shirt"; "a gory
dagger" [syn: bloodstained, gory]
2: accompanied by bloodshed; "this bitter and sanguinary war"
[syn: gory, sanguinary, sanguineous, slaughterous,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
22 Moby Thesaurus words for "gory":
blood-colored, blood-spattered, bloodstained, bloodthirsty, bloody,
bloody-minded, bloody-red, cruel, cutthroat, ensanguined, grisly,
gruesome, homicidal, horrific, murderous, red-handed, sanguinary,
sanguine, sanguineous, self-destructive, slaughterous, suicidal