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1. butchery

noun. ['ˈbʊtʃɝi'] the savage and excessive killing of many people.

Synonyms

  • slaying
  • massacre
  • bloodshed
  • battue
  • mass murder
  • execution
  • carnage
  • bloodbath
  • slaughter
  • bloodletting

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • disassembly
  • orderliness
  • order

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • butcher (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Butchery

  • archery
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  • hatchery
  • midcentury
  • treachery
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How do you pronounce butchery?

Pronounce butchery as ˈbʊʧəri.

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Example sentences of the word butchery


1. Noun, singular or mass
You can visit most any meat department or butchery for this.

2. butchery

noun. ['ˈbʊtʃɝi'] the business of a butcher.

Synonyms

  • commercial enterprise
  • business
  • butchering
  • slaughter

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • butcher (English)

3. butchery

noun. ['ˈbʊtʃɝi'] a building where animals are butchered.

Synonyms

  • building
  • abattoir
  • shambles
  • slaughterhouse

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • butcher (English)
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