Meat-ax



[meet-aks] /ˈmitˌæks/

adjective, Informal.
1.
drastic or severe:
meat-ax defense cuts.
2.
favoring or advocating drastic reductions:
a meat-ax approach to the budget.
noun
1.
(def 2).
2.
Informal. a drastic or ruthless procedure or approach, especially for reducing or trimming something, as expenditures:
The committee used a meat ax on the recreation budget.

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