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  Definition of butcher
  1. someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence
  2. a person who slaughters or dresses meat for market
  3. a brutal indiscriminate murderer
  4. a retailer of meat
  5. kill (animals) usually for food consumption; "They slaughtered their only goat to survive the winter"
Similar Words: bungler, blunderer, fumbler, bumbler, stumbler, sad sack, botcher, slaughterer, meatman, slaughter

 

Hyponyms: knacker, pork butcher, chine

 

Entailments: cut

 

Derivational Morphology: botch, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, stumble, slip up, trip up, sin, blunder, boob, goof, slaughter, slaughterer, meatman, abattoir, butchery, shambles, slaughterhouse, massacre, mass murder, carnage, butchering

 

Language Translations:
Danish: slagter   Dutch: slager  
Estonian: lihunik   Finnish: lihakauppias  
French: boucher   German: Metzger  
Hungarian: hentes   Icelandic: slátrari  
Italian: macellaio   Latin: lanius  
Maltese: biċċier   Portuguese: açougueiro  
Russian: мясник   Spanish: carnicero  
Swahili: mchinjaji   Swedish: slaktare  
Telugu: కసాయి   Thai: คนขายเนื้อ  
 
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