English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'butcher'

Additional synonyms

in the sense of mutilate
Definition
to spoil or damage severely
The writer's verdict was that his screenplay had been mutilated.
in the sense of ruin
Definition
to destroy or spoil completely
The original decor was all ruined during renovation.
Synonyms
mar,
mess up,
blow (slang),
screw up (informal),
cock up (British, slang),
fuck up (offensive, taboo, slang),
make a mess of,
bodge (informal),
crool or cruel (Australian, slang)
in the sense of slay
Definition
to kill, esp. violently
the hill where he slew the dragon
in the sense of spoil
Definition
to make (something) less valuable, beautiful, or useful
It is important not to let mistakes spoil your life.
Synonyms
total (slang),
blow (slang),
mar,
trash (slang),
mess up,
put a damper on,
crool or cruel (Australian, slang)
in the sense of wreck
Definition
to break, spoil, or destroy completely
Vandals wrecked the garden.
Synonyms
total (slang),
mar,
trash (slang),
dash to pieces,
kennet (Australian, slang),
jeff (Australian, slang)

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Thesaurus for butcher from the Collins English Thesaurus
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