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