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noun 
  1. A person who prepares and sells meat (and sometimes also slaughters the animals).
  2. A brutal or indiscriminate killer.
  3. (Cockney rhyming slang, via butcher's hook) A look.
  4. A person who sells candy, drinks, etc. in theatres, trains, circuses , etc. (old, informal).
Translations: 
  • Dutch: slager
  • French: boucher
  • German: Metzger , Schlachter , Fleischer
  • Italian: macellaio
  • Spanish: carnicero , carnicera
verb 
  1. (transitive) To slaughter animals and prepare meat for market.
  2. (transitive) To kill brutally.
  3. (transitive) To ruin something, often to the point of defamation.
The band at that bar really butchered "Hotel California".
Translations: 
  • Dutch: slachten
  • French: abattre
    (trans-mid)
  • Italian: rovinare
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom)

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