- murderous; destructive.
Origin of slaughterous
Related Words for slaughterousarduous, bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody-minded, brutal, criminal, cruel, cutthroat, dangerous, deadly, destructive, devastating, exhausting, fell, ferocious, harrowing, hellish, homicidal, killing, lethal
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Historical Examples of slaughterous
As our men, on the other hand, were no less determined to take it, the contest became furious and slaughterous.Reminiscences of a Rebel
Wayland Fuller Dunaway
At last my slaughterous appetite was gratified, and a blue-cow bore witness to the merit of my rifle, if not to my marksmanship.
Conquests, triumphs, and slaughterous glory are not very nice till they have ceased to drip.Mary Anerley
R. D. Blackmore