Definitions for carnageˈkɑr nɪdʒ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

car•nageˈkɑr nɪdʒ(n.)

  1. the slaughter of a great number of people.

  2. Archaic. dead bodies, as of those slain in battle.

Origin of carnage:

1590–1600; < MF < It carnaggio < ML carnāticum payment or offering in meat

Princeton's WordNet

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

    the savage and excessive killing of many people

Wiktionary

  1. carnage(Noun)

    Death and destruction.

  2. carnage(Noun)

    What remains after a massacre, e. g. the corpses or gore.

  3. Origin: From carnage, from carnaticum, itself from Latin carnem, accusative of caro.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carnage(noun)

    flesh of slain animals or men

  2. Carnage(noun)

    great destruction of life, as in battle; bloodshed; slaughter; massacre; murder; havoc

Freebase

  1. Carnage

    Carnage is a fictional comic book supervillain appearing in books published by Marvel Comics, usually as an enemy of Spider-Man. The character first appeared as Cletus Kasady in The Amazing Spider-Man #344 and as Carnage in The Amazing Spider-Man #360, and was created by writer David Michelinie and artist Mark Bagley, based on elements of the precursor character Venom. In 2009, Carnage was ranked as IGN's 90th Greatest Comic Book Villain of All Time.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

carnage(noun)

the slaughter of great numbers of people

the carnage of war.

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