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butcher

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of butcher

  1. someone who bungles an effort the newest intern on the campaign is a butcher when it comes to writing press releases Synonyms of butcher blunderbuss, blunderer, botcher, bumbler, bungler, fumbler, screwup Words Related to butcher incompetent, muddler Near Antonyms of butcher ace, adept, crackerjack (also crackajack), expert, maestro, master, virtuoso, wizard


butcher

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of butcher

  1. 1 to kill on a large scale the barbarians butchered the monks in the monasteries without mercy Synonyms of butcher massacre, mow (down), slaughterWords Related to butcher assassinate, croak [slang], dispatch, do in, execute, fell, murder, slay, smite, snuff; annihilate, blot out, decimate, demolish, destroy, devastate, eradicate, exterminate, waste, wipe out

  2. 2 to make or do (something) in a clumsy or unskillful way the new piano student butchered the sonatina Synonyms of butcher blow, bobble, boggle, bollix (up), boot, bugger (up), bumble, bungle, botch, dub, flub, fluff, foozle, foul up, fumble, goof (up), louse up, mangle, mess (up), muck up, muff, murder, screw upWords Related to butcher blunder, gum (up), muddle, piffle; blemish, blight, damage, flaw, harm, hurt, impair, injure, mar, mutilate, ruin, spoil, vitiate; destroy, wreck; mishandle, mismanageNear Antonyms of butcher ameliorate, better, enhance, help, improve, meliorate, rectify, refine, reform, remedy; doctor, fix, patch, recondition, renovate, repair, revamp


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