Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Topic: FOOD


butcher

2 verb
     
butcher2 [transitive]
1DFTA to kill animals and prepare them to be used as meat
2 to kill someone cruelly or unnecessarily, especially to kill a lot of people
3 informal to spoil something by working carelessly:
That hairdresser really butchered my hair!
Word of the Day
The FOOD
Word of the Day is:

Other related topics