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Noun
A person whose trade is cutting up and selling meat in a shop
“A family-run butcher and fishmonger shop in Witham is celebrating 50 years of trading.”
Noun
A person who kills people indiscriminately or brutally
“He is the godfather of the settlement movement, a butcher and the master of a brutal and relentless occupation.”
Noun
Someone who bungles an effort
“… the newest intern on the campaign is a butcher when it comes to writing press releases.”
Verb
To kill on a large scale
“Our people are being butchered in their own homes.”
Verb
To make a mess of
“And why should a studio butcher its own work when those abusing it freely admit that, no, they haven't even seen the movie?”
Verb
To slaughter (animals) and prepare (meat) for market
“Also, Mr Clarke can butcher a beast for his shop on a wooden block behind the counter.”
Adjective
Comparative for very masculine, with a masculine appearance or attitude
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