Associations to the word «Slaughter»


SLAUGHTER, noun. (uncountable) The killing of animals, generally for food; ritual slaughter (kosher and halal).
SLAUGHTER, noun. A massacre; the killing of a large number of people.
SLAUGHTER, noun. A rout or decisive defeat.
SLAUGHTER, verb. (transitive) To butcher animals, generally for food
SLAUGHTER, verb. (transitive) To massacre people in large numbers
SLAUGHTER, verb. (transitive) To kill in a particularly brutal manner
SLAUGHTER, proper noun. A surname​.
SLAUGHTER, proper noun. A town in Louisiana.

Dictionary definition

SLAUGHTER, noun. The killing of animals (as for food).
SLAUGHTER, noun. A sound defeat.
SLAUGHTER, noun. The savage and excessive killing of many people.
SLAUGHTER, verb. Kill (animals) usually for food consumption; "They slaughtered their only goat to survive the winter".
SLAUGHTER, verb. Kill a large number of people indiscriminately; "The Hutus massacred the Tutsis in Rwanda".

Wise words

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Friedrich Nietzsche