body count

noun

Definition of body count

  1. 1 :  a count of the bodies of killed enemy soldiers

  2. 2 :  the number of persons involved in a particular activity

Examples of body count in a sentence

  1. The rising body count fueled opposition to the war.

1962

First Known Use of body count

1962


BODY COUNT Defined for English Language Learners

body count

noun

Definition of body count for English Language Learners

  • : the number of people killed in a war, disaster, etc.

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