Definitions for Slaughterˈslɔ tər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the killing or butchering of cattle, sheep, etc., esp. for food.
a brutal or violent killing, esp. the killing of great numbers of people or animals indiscriminately; carnage.
(v.t.)to kill or butcher (animals), esp. for food.
to kill in a brutal or violent manner.
to slay in great numbers; massacre.
Origin of slaughter:
1250–1300; < ON slātr, earlier slāttr, slahtr; akin to slay
the killing of animals (as for food)
thrashing, walloping, debacle, drubbing, slaughter, trouncing, whipping(noun)
a sound defeat
slaughter, massacre, mass murder, carnage, butchery(verb)
the savage and excessive killing of many people
kill (animals) usually for food consumption
"They slaughtered their only goat to survive the winter"
massacre, slaughter, mow down(verb)
kill a large number of people indiscriminately
"The Hutus massacred the Tutsis in Rwanda"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a situation in which many people are killed
the slaughter of innocent people
the process of killing animals for meat
cattle being prepared for slaughter; violent invaders who slaughtered women and children; humane ways of slaughtering animals
The killing of animals, generally for food; ritual slaughter (kosher and halal).
A massacre; the killing of a large number of people.
A rout or decisive defeat.
To butcher animals, generally for food
To massacre people in large numbers
To kill in a particularly brutal manner
Origin: (cognate with slatr) from germanic sluHtís.
the act of killing
the extensive, violent, bloody, or wanton destruction of life; carnage
the act of killing cattle or other beasts for market
to visit with great destruction of life; to kill; to slay in battle
to butcher; to kill for the market, as beasts
Slaughter is an American hard rock band formed in Las Vegas, Nevada by lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist Mark Slaughter and bassist Dana Strum. The band reached stardom in 1990 with their first album Stick It to Ya, which spawned several hit singles including "Up All Night", "Spend My Life", "Mad About You" and "Fly to the Angels". The album reached double platinum status in the United States. The band remains a steady act in national tours, mainly in the Rock Never Stops Tour which features several bands of the same era. Slaughter formed in Las Vegas, Nevada, in late-1988, out of the ashes of lead vocalist Mark Slaughter and bassist Dana Strum's previous band, Vinnie Vincent Invasion. Vinnie Vincent Invasion's record company Chrysalis Records, took the $4 million contract away from Vinnie Vincent for overexceeding his credit line with the label, and transferred the contract to former members Slaughter and Strum. By 1989, Slaughter and Strum completed the lineup by recruiting lead guitarist Tim Kelly and drummer Blas Elias.
Translations for Slaughter
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the killing of people or animals in large numbers, cruelly and usually unnecessarily
Many people protested at the annual slaughter of seals.
- مَذْبَحَه، مَجْزَرَهArabic
- massacrePortuguese (BR)
- das AbschlachtenGerman
- slagtning; blodbadDanish
- tapmine, mahanottimineEstonian
- قتل عامFarsi
- pokolj, krvoprolićeCroatian
- slátrun; blóðsúthellingIcelandic
- (masu) slepkavošana; (masu) slepkavībaLatvian
- (ned)slakting, blodbadNorwegian
- قتل عامPersian
- حلالكه، حلالونه، وژنه، كوتنه: قتل وقتال، ژوبله، سټهPashto
- бойня, убийствоRussian
- 屠殺Chinese (Trad.)
- кровопролиття; різанинаUkrainian
- قتل عامUrdu
- sự sát sinh, sự tàn sátVietnamese
- 屠杀Chinese (Simp.)
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