butcher

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbʊtʃər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈbʊtʃɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bŏŏchər)


butcher
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Sense: Noun: meat seller
Synonyms:
meat seller, meat vendor, meat merchant , meat cutter, slaughterer, slaughterhouse worker, meat packer, meat process worker, pork butcher, charcutier
Sense: Noun: murderer
Synonyms:
murderer , mass murderer, slaughterer, killer , ripper (informal), serial killer, assassin, hitman, cold-blooded killer
Sense: Verb: prepare animals as meat
Synonyms:
slaughter , kill , cut up, cut , carve, carve up, chop up, gut , clean , slice up, prepare , dress , bone , debone, quarter , skin , stun , take sth to the slaughter
Sense: Verb: murder
Synonyms:
murder , kill , slaughter , slay , massacre, cut down, stab sb to death, beat sb to death, disembowel, eviscerate, stab , knife , assassinate
Sense: Verb: do sth badly
Synonyms:
botch (informal), ruin , spoil , wreck , murder (informal), massacre (informal), mangle, mess up (slang), screw up (slang), fuck up (vulgar, offensive, slang), bungle, mutilate, destroy , do sth badly, perform sth badly, make a mess of (informal), cock up (UK, slang), bollocks up (UK, slang)

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