Spanish translation of 'slaughter'
[of animals] matanza f ⧫ sacrificio m
[of persons] matanza f ⧫ carnicería f
the slaughter on the roads el gran número de muertes en las carreteras
the Slaughter of the Innocents la Degollación de los Inocentes
like a lamb to the slaughter como borrego al matadero
there was great slaughter hubo gran mortandad
1. (= kill)
[animals] matar ⧫ sacrificar
[person, people] matar brutalmente
2. (Sport) (etc. informal)
(= beat) dar una paliza a (inf)
Copyright © by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
Video: pronunciation of 'slaughter'
Trends of 'slaughter'
In Common Usage. slaughter is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
'slaughter' in Other Languages
British English: slaughter VERB
If large numbers of people or animals are slaughtered, they are killed in a way that is cruel or unnecessary.
Thirty four people were slaughtered while lining up to cast their votes.
Translation of slaughter from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary