Great Australian adjective

Great Australian adjective
the word 'bloody', used as an intensifier signifying approval, as in 'bloody beauty', or disapproval, as in 'bloody bastard'; once ubiquitous in Australian colloquial speech

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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