hatchet job definition

  • noun:
    • Slang A crude or ruthless energy frequently closing in destruction: did a hatchet task on mayor's reputation.
    • A journalistic or other treatment which portrays its topic in a very undesirable fashion; a-work of criticism which aims to destroy a reputation.
    • An action or an application which imposes deep reductions in spending.
    • a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of somebody's terms or activities

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