butcher definition

  • noun:
    • a person who slaughters and dresses creatures for food or market.
    • person who sells meat.
    • One that kills brutally or indiscriminately.
    • A vendor, specifically one on a train or perhaps in a theater.
    • One who bungles anything.
    • an individual who makes and sells animal meat (and often additionally slaughters the creatures).
    • A brutal or indiscriminate killer.
    • A look.
    • A person who offers candy, products, etc. in theatres, trains, circuses, etc.
    • a person who slaughters pets, or clothes their flesh for market; one whose career it is to kill pets for meals.
    • A slaughterer; one that kills in good sized quantities, or with unusual cruelty; person who triggers unnecessary loss of life, as in battle.
    • One That slaughters creatures for market; one whoever career is the killing of creatures for food.“
    • An executioner.
    • One who kills in a cruel or bloody way; one responsible of indiscriminate slaughter.
    • Figuratively, an unskilful workman or performer; a bungler; a botch.
    • a lengthy beverage of beer.
    • an individual who tends to make blunders because of incompetence
    • a retailer of meat
    • someone who slaughters or clothes meat for marketplace
    • a brutal indiscriminate murderer
  • verb-transitive:
    • To slaughter or prepare (animals) for market.
    • To kill brutally or indiscriminately.
    • To botch; bungle: butcher a project; butchered the language.
    • To kill or slaughter (pets) for food, or even for market.
    • To murder, or destroy, particularly in an unusually bloody or barbarous way.
    • to bungle badly; to botch; -- utilized in addition when an object is damaged (virtually or figuratively) in an activity.
  • verb:
    • To slaughter creatures and create animal meat for market.
    • To eliminate savagely.
    • To ruin some thing, frequently to the point of defamation.
    • eliminate (animals) generally for meals consumption
  • others:
    • To eliminate or slaughter for food and for market.
    • To murder, especially in an unusually bloody or barbarous fashion.
    • Figuratively, to take care of bunglingly; make a botch of; spoil by bad work: as, to butcher a job; the play had been butchered because of the stars.

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