Definitions

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  • adj. prone to slaughtering

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Destructive; murderous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Bent on killing; murderous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. accompanied by bloodshed

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Look at Grendel, the ur-slasher, the slaughterous bog-dweller whose war on society and eventual comeuppance are chronicled in the thousand-year-old text of Beowulf.

    Don’t Fear the Reaper

  • A good old fashioned superpowered slaughterous slugfest.

    Superhero Prose Fiction: Secret World Chronicle - 02 The Hunt 11 Bombay the Hard Way 2

  • How much more are we willing to give, how much more evil are we to ignore by treacherous leaders, how much more of a "chance" will we give the new leader to escalate the slaughterous stakes in Afghanistan after seven years of brutal invasion and occupation?

    It's Bigger than Wall Street, Worse than the Economy, and It Requires Anger

  • Or (b) To live with the lie and to allow it to become precedent for the inevitability of similar future political and slaughterous treachery.

    Covering the Truth of 911 Invites Similar Atrocity

  • She was NOT "courageous," but furtive in keeping the treachery silent, thereby perverting the cause for slaughterous war.

    Nancy Pelosi; Courageous Hero

  • Promoted to Headline (H3) on 4/10/09: We, too, Can "Cut and Run" yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'We, too, Can "Cut and Run"'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: Messengers from the same masters who schemed us into the slaughterous debacles of Iraq and Afghanistan now advise that "we can\'t just cut and run."

    We, too, Can "Cut and Run"

  • It is amazing how many Americans criticize the action of the Muslim who threw his shoes at the personification of lying treachery when we should in fact commend him for displaying courage literally to the face of slaughterous power.

    Kudos to the Shoe Launcher

  • Kudos to the Shoe Launcher yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Kudos to the Shoe Launcher'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: It is amazing how many Americans criticize the action of the Muslim who threw his shoes at the personification of lying treachery when we should in fact commend him for displaying courage literally to the face of slaughterous power.'

    Kudos to the Shoe Launcher

  • I hadn't noticed, and hadn't thought about it, and suddenly realized what an amazing thing it is to have my first ever spring without slaughterous overtones.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Perhaps not, but the world and history will not forgive dull minds in seeking self-advantage in the face of the slaughterous consequences, nor will we.

    The United States Peace Force

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