noun see slaughter II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Slaughterer — Slaugh ter*er, n. One who slaughters. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slaughterer — slaughter ► NOUN 1) the killing of farm animals for food. 2) the killing of a large number of people in a cruel or violent way. 3) informal a thorough defeat. ► VERB 1) kill (animals) for food. 2) kill (people) in a cruel or violent way. 3) …   English terms dictionary

  • slaughterer — See slaughter. * * * …   Universalium

  • slaughterer — noun a) Agent noun of slaughter; one who slaughters. b) A butcher. See Also: slaughter, slaughterhouse, slaughterous …   Wiktionary

  • slaughterer — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One who murders another: butcher, cutthroat, homicide, killer, manslayer, massacrer, murderer, murderess, slayer, triggerman. See HELP …   English dictionary for students

  • slaughterer — slaugh·ter·er || slÉ”tÉ™rÉ™(r) / slɔː n. one who slaughters, one who kills; butcher …   English contemporary dictionary

  • slaughterer — n. 1. Murderer, assassin, slayer, killer, butcher, cut throat, destroyer. 2. Butcher …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • slaughterer — slaugh·ter·er …   English syllables

  • slaughterer — noun a person who slaughters or dresses meat for market • Syn: ↑butcher • Derivationally related forms: ↑slaughter, ↑butcher (for: ↑butcher) • Hypernyms: ↑skilled …   Useful english dictionary

  • ritual slaughterer — slaughtered according to Jewish religious law, killed according to the laws of kashrut …   English contemporary dictionary

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