Definition of 'bruise'

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Example sentences containing 'bruise'

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It was claimed she was left with cuts and bruises last September. The Sun (2017)We'd be so bruised and cut by the saddle, it was horrendous. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Signs of a deficiency could include bruising easily or frequent nose bleeds. The Sun (2011)You end up covered in cuts and bruises. The Sun (2012)You may get some bruising and swelling. The Sun (2008)The night was as purple as a bruise. Aldiss, Brian Somewhere East of Life (1994)The females that died had visible bruising and tissue damage. The Sun (2014)The two came to each other bruised by experience. Times, Sunday Times (2014)By the end you may feel battered and bruised. The Sun (2016)You have to get a bit bruised along the way. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The previous scan showed he had a bruised foot and normally that takes two weeks to heal. The Sun (2007)Suffice to say there are a few bruised knees. Times, Sunday Times (2013)My face looked red and slightly bruised at first. The Sun (2013)Pears will take on other flavours from things stored nearby and are fragile and easily bruised. Smith, Drew Food Watch (1994)We got out with cuts and bruises. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Cuts and bruises are damage that you can see. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But she returned on the final night without her wedding ring and with apparent bruising on her cheek. The Sun (2015)But you will get a nasty bruise on the back of your head when you crash into a lamppost. The Sun (2012)The same year fears mounted for the troubled star after her weight dramatically dropped and odd bruises appeared on her arms. The Sun (2014)He cut his scalp and right cheek, and bruised his right hip. Hyland, Paul Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)

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Translations for 'bruise'

British English: bruise /bruːz/ NOUN
A bruise is an injury which appears as a purple or dark mark on your body.
How did you get that bruise on your cheek?
  • American English: bruise
  • Arabic: كَدْمَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: contusão
  • Chinese: 擦伤
  • Croatian: modrica
  • Czech: modřina
  • Danish: blåt mærke
  • Dutch: kneuzing
  • European Spanish: magulladura
  • Finnish: mustelma
  • French: bleu blessure
  • German: blauer Fleck
  • Greek: μώλωπας
  • Italian: livido
  • Japanese: 打撲傷
  • Korean: 타박상
  • Norwegian: blåmerke
  • Polish: stłuczenie
  • European Portuguese: contusão
  • Romanian: vânătaie
  • Russian: синяк
  • Spanish: magulladura
  • Swedish: blåmärke
  • Thai: แผลฟกช้ำ
  • Turkish: bere tıp
  • Ukrainian: синяк
  • Vietnamese: vết thâm tím


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