Translation of "butcher" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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butchernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbʊtʃ.ər/ us /ˈbʊtʃ.ɚ/

butcher noun [ C ] (SHOP)

B1 a person who sells meat in a shop

肉商,肉贩

also butcher's a shop where butchers work

肉店,肉铺

Examples

butcher noun [ C ] (MURDER)

someone who murders a lot of people, especially in a cruel way

杀人魔王

butcherverb [ T ]

uk /ˈbʊtʃ.ər/ us /ˈbʊtʃ.ɚ/

to cut an animal into pieces of meat

屠宰,宰杀

to kill someone in a very violent way

屠杀,杀戮

(Translation of “butcher” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)