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Definition of "bloodbath" []

  • Savage, indiscriminate killing; a massacre. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bloodbath" in a sentence
  • "In the final showdown Sawyer must fight for his life in bloodbath duel vs. tagteam Tom Sawyer (Daddy Lock) himself and Danny Pickett."
  • "But the specter of a midterm bloodbath that could cost Democrats their majority has focused chairmen's attention on the need to promote the work of those on the lower rungs - lest they lose their gavels."
  • "Rep. Marion Berry's parting shot, published in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette [no link, subscription only] offers a warning to moderate Democrats and border state moderates - warning of a midterm bloodbath comparable to the 54-seat D-to-R swing in 1994."