bloodbath

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noun blood·bath \ˈbləd-ˌbath, -ˌbäth\

Definition of bloodbath

  1. 1 :  a great slaughter

  2. 2a :  a notably fierce, violent, or destructive contest or struggle the campaign has become a bloodbathb :  a major economic disaster a market bloodbath

Examples of bloodbath in a sentence

  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

1814

First Known Use of bloodbath

1814


BLOODBATH Defined for English Language Learners

bloodbath

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noun blood·bath \ˈbləd-ˌbath, -ˌbäth\

Definition of bloodbath for English Language Learners

  • : a violent and cruel killing of many people



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