Synonyms of butcher


1. butcher, meatman, merchant, merchandiser

usage: a retailer of meat

2. butcher, murderer, liquidator, manslayer

usage: a brutal indiscriminate murderer

3. butcher, slaughterer, skilled worker, trained worker, skilled workman

usage: a person who slaughters or dresses meat for market

4. bungler, blunderer, fumbler, bumbler, stumbler, sad sack, botcher, butcher, fuckup, incompetent, incompetent person

usage: someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence


1. butcher, slaughter, kill

usage: kill (animals) usually for food consumption; "They slaughtered their only goat to survive the winter"


1. butch, macho, masculine (vs. feminine)

usage: used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner

2. butch, homosexual (vs. bisexual) (vs. heterosexual)

usage: (of male or female homosexuals) characterized by stereotypically male traits or appearance

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Definition and meaning of butcher (Dictionary)