- n. 大屠杀；<口>惨败
- v. 大屠杀；<口>彻底击败
- 屠杀，残杀，歼灭 ，杀戮，统统杀死
- <口>使惨败，彻底击败 ，严重挫败
- [C]大屠杀 cruel killing of a large number (of people or animals)
- [C]〈口〉惨败 a severe defeat
- vt. 大屠杀 kill large numbers of (people or animals)
- vt. 〈口〉彻底击败 defeat severely
the savage and excessive killing of many people
kill a large number of people indiscriminately;
"The Hutus massacred the Tutsis in Rwanda"
- The massacre was a crime against humanity.
- The press has reported the massacre of thousands of people for their religious beliefs.
- The game was a complete massacre; we lost 10-0.
- Vichy government was the accessory of Nazi to massacre the Jews who lived in France.
- The hunters came from the East to massacre the buffaloes of the plains, killing several million in a short time.
- He is collecting evidence to massacre his opponents.
- There was a terrible massacre of villagers here during the war.
- The game was a 0-8 massacre.
- They set fire to the city and massacred all the inhabitants.
- We were massacred in the final.
For I must talk of murders, rapes, and massacres.出自：Titus Andronicus , Shakespeare
Plunder and massacre had been expected.出自： G. Borrow
He marched them out bound..and massacred them with sword and spear.出自： P. Warner
- massacre用作动词的基本意思是“大屠杀”,其宾语一般是人,着重指大批地杀害手无寸铁、没有抵抗、防卫能力的人,偶尔也可以是动物; massacre在口语中还可以作“彻底击败”解。
- massacre, butcher, kill, slaughter
- ☆ 16世纪80年代进入英语，直接源自古法语的macecler，意为屠宰，屠杀。