Definition of 'gory'
Example sentences containing 'gory'
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Would they have included him if they knew that he was about to die a gory death? Times, Sunday Times (2011)She is reticent about disclosing the gory details. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The battle scenes are gory and the plot twists sharp. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Actors are part of the gory scenes and will do their best to scare the life out of you. The Sun (2010)Well you now can see with your own eyes - in all its gory detail. The Sun (2007)We'll not dwell on the gory details. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's good for planning to be shown in all its gory detail. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Drivers stare at us as they pass, trying to work out what the gory pictures show. Times, Sunday Times (2012)My son has lost a tooth, in satisfyingly gory scenes during school assembly. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His attacker was then seen preparing to resume the attack, although the gory detail was not shown. The Sun (2013)I'VE sat through all kinds of gory movies in the past - mainly for work rather than pleasure. The Sun (2010)I looked like an extra from a gory horror movie. The Sun (2015)Usually he gives us the gory details of his S&M parties but this time he was more concerned about victims of the press. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A gripping, gory film with twists and turns all the way through. The Sun (2006)Thankfully, the humans involved lived to tell the tale... in gory detail. The Sun (2012)It is impossible, at times, to avoid veering towards the gory detail. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)There's not much violence, but one scene is pretty gory. Christianity Today (2000)So, stuff health and safety - they will fight to the death for that death to be gory and unnecessary. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I won't go into gory details case you're still feeling queasy. The Sun (2008)How is this gory tale inspiring, I ask? The Sun (2007)We don't want to see all the gory details, but it would seem much more authentic if things were a bit more believable. The Sun (2013)
Trends of 'gory'
Used Occasionally. gory is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'gory'
British English: gory ADJECTIVE
Gory situations involve people being injured or dying in a horrible way.
...the gory details of human sacrifices.
Definition of gory from the Collins English Dictionary
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