Definition of carnage
- a multitude of dogs came to feast on the carnage
- —T. B. Macaulay
- the carnage of war
Reporters described the highway accident as a scene of carnage.
the appalling carnage in that war-torn country requires that the outside world intervene
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'carnage.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
What made you want to look up carnage? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
a blind with adjustable horizontal slats
Get Word of the Day daily email!