American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Savage, indiscriminate killing; a massacre.
- n. Indiscriminate killing or slaughter.
- n. figuratively An upset (as of a game with unexpected results.)
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Indiscriminate slaughter; the killing of multiple persons.
- n. Substantial losses by many people, as in a mass termination of employment or widespread financial loss.
- n. indiscriminate slaughter
- Coined in 1867. Compound of blood and bath, the latter used to refer in the metaphorical sense to a deluge of a thing. (Wiktionary)
“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 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.”
“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.”
“If this is the face that the Democratic Party puts forward this fall, the word bloodbath will be associated with this election.”
“I don’t think the word bloodbath is adequate enough to describe what is going to happen in the midterms.”
“I think you used the word bloodbath in that report.”
“Earlier this year Rep. Marion Berry of Arkansas warned moderate Democrats of a midterm bloodbath comparable to 1994.”
“The lethal force of the government offensive, including what rebels described as a "bloodbath" in the strategic western port of Zawiyah, raised the stakes for Washington and its Western allies.”
“What saved this uprising from becoming a bloodbath was the close ties America has to Egypt's military.”
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inspired by Mistakes Were Made. Words for things going wrong in a manner particularly violent, stupid, soul-crushing, boggling, grandiose, or any combination of these qualities.
Includes any intangible conceivable independently of Hom. Sap.
Rebellious destruction, police and protestors, or just angry mobs.
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