What does butchery mean?

Definitions for butcheryˈbʊtʃ ə ri

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word butchery.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abattoir, butchery, shambles, slaughterhouse(noun)

    a building where animals are butchered

  2. butchery, butchering(noun)

    the business of a butcher

  3. slaughter, massacre, mass murder, carnage, butchery(noun)

    the savage and excessive killing of many people


  1. butchery(Noun)

    The cruel, ruthless killings of humans, as at a slaughterhouse.

  2. butchery(Noun)

    An abattoir, a slaughterhouse.

  3. butchery(Noun)

    The butchering of meat.

  4. butchery(Noun)

    A disastrous effort, an atrocious failure.

    This weeku2019s impossible-to-pronounce word: Catania. Granted, itu2019s a little trickier than Palermo, but there was no excusing the verbal butchery that ensued. u2014blog.

  5. butchery(Noun)

    The stereotypical behaviors and accouterments of being a butch lesbian.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Butchery(noun)

    the business of a butcher

  2. Butchery(noun)

    murder or manslaughter, esp. when committed with unusual barbarity; great or cruel slaughter

  3. Butchery(noun)

    a slaughterhouse; the shambles; a place where blood is shed


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of butchery in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of butchery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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