Definition of 'hatchet'
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Example sentences containing 'hatchet'
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It's not like we had this horrible battle and then had to bury the hatchet. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To ensure we stay up, we'll have to bury the hatchet and play to our strengths. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It's not like we had this horrible battle and then had to bury the hatchet. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To ensure we stay up, we'll have to bury the hatchet and play to our strengths. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The best hatchet jobs are funny as well as nasty. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)And what would a history of liberalism look like that was neither vindication nor hatchet job? The Times Literary Supplement (2011)It is breathless storytelling, but feels like a hatchet job. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Not surprisingly, oil companies have taken a hatchet to their spending plans. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But if it was on bad terms, bury the hatchet. The Sun (2016)The hatchet man did not know it all, though. Christianity Today (2000)I had to do a hatchet job and that made me very unpopular. The Sun (2006)I hope they can bury the hatchet. The Sun (2015)Most challenges involving the hatchet man either leave him rolling around theatrically, or his opponent rolling in pain. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Reading were seething at the hatchet job which had been carried out on their reputation by the increasingly hysterical Mourinho. The Sun (2006)It wasn't a hatchet job! Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's certainly not a one-sided hatchet job. The Sun (2012)He said: 'There has been a huge hatchet job on an ageing squad. The Sun (2009)Anyway, it isn't going to be a hatchet job. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The Aussies had taken a hatchet to the throat of England rugby. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I'm not a hatchet man. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Were the hatchet a less brutal tool, this gripping, succinct and lethal book would deserve the name of hatchet job. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When a reputation such as his is beyond need of reclaiming, it usually means only one thing: time for a hatchet job. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)The Times asked a senior figure who has fired more than 100 colleagues face to face what it is really like to be the hatchet man. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I hope I can produce a hatchet job soon. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Used Occasionally. hatchet is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'hatchet'
British English: hatchet NOUN
A hatchet is a small axe that you can hold in one hand.
One was armed with a hammer while the other brandished a hatchet.
Definition of hatchet from the Collins English Dictionary
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