present participle of guillotine
as in heading
to cut off the head of French Revolutionary forces captured and guillotined countless aristocrats in the chaotic period following the downfall of the monarchy

Synonyms & Similar Words


Thesaurus Entries Near guillotining

Cite this Entry

“Guillotining.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

More from Merriam-Webster on guillotining

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!