verb (used with object)
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Idioms for hatchet
Origin of hatchet
OTHER WORDS FROM hatchethatch·et·like, adjective
Words nearby hatchet
Example sentences from the Web for hatchet
This is a subject that people tend to have pretty strong opinions about, so please don’t think I’m so insane as to attempt a detailed stacking guide for Outside, only to have the woodsmansplainers bust out their hatchets.
In a room on the right, Mono finds a hatchet that’s just about as long as he is tall.‘Little Nightmares II’: A hypnotic, dark fairy tale|Christopher Byrd|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
At the Sussex County Courthouse in Georgetown, political rivals literally bury the hatchet.
Prosecutors claim that Silento walked into a stranger’s home in Los Angeles that was unlocked on Saturday and then began swinging a hatchet at two people.Silento Charged After Attacking Strangers With A Hatchet|Joi-Marie McKenzie|September 4, 2020|Essence.com
The conviction of the man known as The Hatchet, infamous for filming himself torturing gay people, is good news.
This is not a hatchet job, and it certainly could have been.
From Kimmel and Kanye burying the hatchet to a telekinetic coffee shop surprise, WATCH our countdown.‘We Can’t Stop’ a Cappella, Coffee Shop Telekinesis & More Viral Videos|Natasha Bach|October 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And, he added, a mayor would be foolish to attempt to “take a hatchet to the financial industry.”Can Bill de Blasio Fix New York’s Income Inequality?|David Freedlander|September 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
According to the police report, officers also found a Taser and a hatchet in the house.Anna Benson, Former ‘Baseball Wife,’ Reportedly Snaps. What Happened?|Christine Pelisek|July 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The formation of an axe or hatchet, however crude it may have been, would naturally lead to another step in advance.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris
He had the hatchet face of the clever Yankee, alert, sharply defined, with a high-bridged and rather bold English nose.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
To be sure, he might kill the dog with the hatchet, but such butchery was repugnant to him, and he quickly dismissed the idea.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail|Arthur R. Thompson
It is not rare to find in primitive submarine formations these singular kinds of passages, which seem cut out with a hatchet.
The planking had been sawed, the timber cut with the hatchet, the ironwork with a file, the sheathing with the chisel.
British Dictionary definitions for hatchet
Derived forms of hatchethatchet-like, adjective
Word Origin for hatchet
Idioms and Phrases with hatchet
In addition to the idioms beginning with hatchet
- hatchet job
- hatchet man
- bury the hatchet