butcherly

adjective butch·er·ly \ ˈbu̇-chər-lē \

Definition of butcherly

: resembling a butcher : savage

Examples of butcherly in a Sentence

  1. Genghis Khan and his butcherly horde even massacred the livestock of the villages they overran.

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1513

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