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Definition of "slaughterer" [slaugh•ter•er]

  • Agent noun of slaughter; one who slaughters. (noun)
  • A butcher (as a profession or job). (noun)
  • A ritual slaughterer, kosher slaughterer, kosher butcher, shochet / shokhet. (noun)

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Use "slaughterer" in a sentence
  • "Here is more -- a lot more -- about the pishtacos (pistaku), an alternate word for a monstrous figure in folk mythology in Peru: the ñaqak, Quechua for "slaughterer" or "sacrificer"."
  • "Here is more--a lot more--about the pishtacos pistaku, an alternate word for a monstrous figure in folk mythology in Peru: the ñaqak, Quechua for "slaughterer" or "sacrificer"."
  • "He only comes into his own when crowned, turning Macbeth into a berserk, snickering slaughterer who is prey to nightmarish fantasies: most sensationally when he imagines Banquo's ghost slitting his throat."