from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Massive slaughter, as in war; a massacre.
- n. Corpses, especially of those killed in battle.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Death and destruction.
- n. What remains after a massacre, e. g. the corpses or gore.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Flesh of slain animals or men.
- n. Great destruction of life, as in battle; bloodshed; slaughter; massacre; murder; havoc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To strew or cover with carnage or slaughtered bodies: as, “that carnaged plain,”
- n. The flesh of slain animals; heaps of flesh, as in shambles.
- n. The flesh that is given to dogs after the chase.
- n. Great destruction of men or animals by bloody violence; slaughter; butchery; massacre.
- n. Synonyms Butchery, etc. See massacre, n.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the savage and excessive killing of many people
The magnitude of the carnage is almost inconceivable.
If there are still people who donâ€ ™ t know what all the carnage is about, follow the money.
Three weeks into a new television season, the usual carnage is becoming apparent, with new shows collapsing and crises appearing all over network prime-time schedules.
But with films like Re-Animator or Dead Alive, even Evil Dead II, the excessive carnage is making us laugh and fits tonally in with the overall experience of the movie.
The carnage is camp-free on AMC's highly anticipated The Walking Dead, a stark and harrowing survival parable.
(How she gets deputies involved in this, and what she does with them after the ensuing carnage, is beyond me.)
Being a huge fan of Spider-Man I honestly didn't like any of the changes made, particularly when the Venom "suit" becomes involved and carnage is Peter's blood mutated.
The potential for inter-library carnage is quite unprecedented.
They only show up after the carnage is done and arrest the survivors.
“Drive-by shootings,” as if the carnage is part of some video game.