a maliciously destructive critique or act:
The special committee has done a hatchet job on the new proposal.
(informal) a malicious or devastating verbal or written attack
see: hatchet man , def. 2.
noun 1. a professional murderer. 2. a writer or speaker who specializes in defamatory attacks, as on political candidates or public officials. 3. a person whose job it is to execute unpleasant tasks for a superior, as dismissing employees. noun (informal) 1. a person carrying out unpleasant assignments for an employer or superior 2. (US […]
[hach-i-tahyt] /ˈhætʃ ɪˌtaɪt/ noun 1. a soft yellowish mineral wax, C 38 H 78 , darkening on exposure: found in bogs and coal beds.
[hach-it-wurk] /ˈhætʃ ɪtˌwɜrk/ noun 1. destruction, damage, or paring done by or as if by a .
[hach-ee] /ˈhætʃ i/ noun 1. a river in N Mississippi and W Tennessee, flowing NW to the Mississippi River. 180 miles (290 km) long.