Definition of bloodbath
1 : a great slaughter
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
Thousands of people were murdered in the bloodbath.
one side was so much better armed that the battle quickly turned into a bloodbath
First Known Use of bloodbath
BLOODBATH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bloodbath for English Language Learners
: a violent and cruel killing of many people
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