Definition of carnage
1 : the flesh of slain animals or humans a multitude of dogs came to feast on the carnage — T. B. Macaulay
2 : great and usually bloody slaughter or injury (as in battle) the carnage of war
Examples of carnage in a Sentence
Reporters described the highway accident as a scene of carnage.
the appalling carnage in that war-torn country requires that the outside world intervene
Recent Examples of carnage from the Web
However, Mr Kurniawan offsets the carnage and lightens the mood with skew-whiff logic and humour that ranges from slapstick to ribald to pitch-black.
With that marine carnage fresh in mind, the region’s proud lifeguard history was born.
Their goal: to kill up to hundreds of people at a concert or club in North Carolina or Virginia while filming the carnage as an ISIS propaganda tool.
The carnage could be even worse in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, according to two local experts in retail real estate.
Robert Stephenson and Cody Reed can’t escape Triple A to help contain the rotation carnage.
James Hodgkinson set in motion his own death, Scalise's battle to survive and another search for answers in a carnage-weary nation.
For the past 6 years, Subalusky and her husband, Christopher Dutton, also at the Cary Institute, have studied the scale and effects of this mass carnage.
All the carnage took out exchange service Coinbase for hours, but then came Friday and a new boom bloomed.
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Definition of carnage for English Language Learners
: the killing of many people
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