AskDefine | Define butcherly

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butcherly adj
1 poorly done; "a botchy piece of work"; "it was an unskillful attempt" [syn: botchy, unskillful]
2 accompanied by bloodshed; "this bitter and sanguinary war" [syn: gory, sanguinary, sanguineous, slaughterous]

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  1. Like a butcher.
  2. Without compunction.
  3. Savage
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