Definition of 'dismember'
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He admits obstructing the coroner by dismembering a body. The Sun (2016)They dismembered the animal and cooked its meat over an open fire. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Her dismembered body was found in a house near by. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Perhaps the intellectual prestige of the British declined as their empire was dismembered. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)February 2001 Her dismembered body is found in a cave. Times, Sunday Times (2011)An exceptionally creepy two-parter begins tonight with various crudely dismembered body parts of young women getting washed up in the Thames or chewed by urban foxes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Used Rarely. dismember is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'dismember'
British English: dismember VERB
To dismember the body of a dead person or animal means to cut or pull it into pieces.
He then dismembered her, hiding parts of her body in the cellar.
Definition of dismember from the Collins English Dictionary
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