bloodbath


blood·bath

noun \ˈbləd-ˌbath, -ˌbäth\

: a violent and cruel killing of many people

Full Definition of BLOODBATH

1
:  a great slaughter
2
a :  a notably fierce, violent, or destructive contest or struggle <the campaign has become a bloodbath>
b :  a major economic disaster <a market bloodbath>

Examples of BLOODBATH

  1. Thousands of people were murdered in the bloodbath.
  2. <one side was so much better armed that the battle quickly turned into a bloodbath>

First Known Use of BLOODBATH

1846

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