bay for blood

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bay for blood

To seek punishment for a person or group. My co-workers have been baying for blood ever since they found out that I lied about my credentials on my resume.
See also: bay, blood

bay for blood

demand punishment or retribution.
See also: bay, blood
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As a crowd - including children - bays for blood, blindfolded men take turns to decapitate about 15 birds with knives, sticks or swords.
95, adverts for hospitals with acceptable credit cards flashing at the bottom of the screen, toupeed politicians trying to buy your vote, trailer trash women yanking each other's hair out as the audience bays for blood, MTV documentaries on Fleetwood Mac and repeats of 80s sitcoms starring kids with braces and feather cuts, while British TV bosses are arguing about how quickly and cheaply we should copy them.
We spend two days and three nights on the graveyard shift with ambulance driving New York paramedic Frank Pierce (Nicolas Cage) and the monstrously manic Walls (Tom Sizemore), who literally bays for blood.
BRUTES wielding baseball bats wrapped in barbed wire while the audience bays for blood is not what most people would call entertainment.