What does the British expression "full bloodied punch" mean?

  • As in: "He hit him a full bloodied kidney punch." – Carol Lea White Mar 19 '18 at 3:17
  • I wouldn't call it 'a British expression'. If it was indeed spelled that way (with an 'i'), it appears to be a pun on 'full-blooded' in the sense of vigorous or forceful, hinting that the punch drew blood. – Kate Bunting Mar 19 '18 at 9:19
  • I think it doesn't at all. I stand to be corrected and I think what you're asking about is not full blooded but full bodied…" – Robbie Goodwin Mar 19 '18 at 21:14
  • Without a checkable source, this question is not really answerable. The term 'full-blooded' (meaning 'having all one's power put into it; without holding back'), defined in most dictionaries, would fit, but this then becomes general reference. – Edwin Ashworth Mar 19 '18 at 21:43

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