The work or an instance of killing many people indiscriminately and cruelly.
The slaughter of a lot of creatures.
Informal A severe beat, like in a sports occasion.
The intentional killing of a considerable number of people, under situations of atrocity or cruelty, or unlike the norms of civilized individuals.
The killing of numerous people under situations of atrocity or cruelty, or as opposed to the usages of civilized people.
The indiscriminate killing of human beings; the unneeded slaughter of many people, such as barbarous warfare or persecution, or even for payback or plunder: because, the massacre of Glencoe: sometimes used also to the wholesale killing of wild animals.
In heraldry, a set of antlers or attires attached with an item of the skull, utilized as a bearing.
the savage and extortionate killing of several men and women
To destroy indiscriminately and wantonly; slaughter.
Informal To beat decisively.
Informal To botch; bungle: massacred the French language attempting to order supper.
To kill in substantial numbers where much weight cannot be made; to kill with indiscriminate assault, without requirement, and as opposed to the usages of countries; to butcher; to slaughter; -- limited to the killing of human beings.
To destroy in significant figures where much opposition can not be made; to destroy with indiscriminate violence, without requirement, and unlike the norms of civilized individuals; to butcher; to slaughter. (Often limited by the killing of human beings.)