brutal or wanton slaughter of animals or humans; carnage.
the trade or business of a butcher.
the act of bungling or botching.
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noun (pl) -eries
the business or work of a butcher
wanton and indiscriminate slaughter; carnage
a less common word for slaughterhouse
butch haircut. Slang. a lesbian, especially one notably masculine in manner or appearance. Slang. (of a girl or woman) having traits of personality, dress, behavior, or appearance usually associated with males. (of a male) decidedly or exaggeratedly masculine in manner or appearance. a male given name. Contemporary Examples The LGBT Center That Changed Our Lives […]
elegance or beauty of form, manner, motion, or action: We watched her skate with effortless grace across the ice. Synonyms: attractiveness, charm, gracefulness, comeliness, ease, lissomeness, fluidity. Antonyms: stiffness, ugliness, awkwardness, clumsiness; klutziness. a pleasing or attractive quality or endowment: He lacked the manly graces. favor or goodwill. Synonyms: kindness, kindliness, love, benignity; condescension. a […]
but good Emphatically, thoroughly, as in Ruth decided to clean up the whole yard but good . The word but in this colloquialism functions as an intensive. Also see and how
at that time: Prices were lower then. immediately or soon afterward: The rain stopped and then started again. next in order of time: We ate, then we started home. at the same time: At first the water seemed blue, then gray. next in order of place: Standing beside Charlie is my uncle, then my cousin, […]