slaughterous

[ slaw-ter-uh s ]
/ ˈslɔ tər əs /

adjective

murderous; destructive.

Nearby words

  1. slatting,
  2. slaty,
  3. slaughter,
  4. slaughterhouse,
  5. slaughterman,
  6. slaughterously,
  7. slav,
  8. slav.,
  9. slave,
  10. slave ant

Origin of slaughterous

First recorded in 1575–85; slaughter + -ous

Related formsslaugh·ter·ous·ly, adverb

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