Definition of bloodbath
- the campaign has become a bloodbath
- a market 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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: a violent and cruel killing of many people
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to pay off by making regular payments
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