What is butcher?

  • (noun): A person who slaughters or dresses meat for market.
    Synonyms: slaughterer
    See also — Additional definitions below


A butcher is a person who may slaughter animals, dress their flesh, sell their meat or do any combination of these three tasks. They may prepare standard cuts of meat, poultry, fish, and shellfish for sale in retail or wholesale food establishments. A butcher may be employed by supermarkets, grocery stores, butcher shops and fish markets or may be self-employed.

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List Of Word Girl Characters - Villains - Current Villains - The Masked Meat Marauder
... A pompous meat villain (voiced by Elliott Gould) who's a rival of The Butcher whose meat powers are a little fancier and insulted him by calling his uniform "pajamas" ... After three encounters with The Butcher and WordGirl, he was sent to a city known as Meatropolis, where there are twenty-three butcher shops, hamburger parades every Sunday, and no ...
Mandy Butcher
... Mandy Butcher (born November 28, 1986) is a Canadian actress ... Butcher has a younger brother named Adam Butcher who is an actor ... Butcher studied Physiology at the University of Western Ontario ...
Butcher - Metaphorical Use
... See also Butcher (disambiguation) In various periods and cultures, the term "butcher" has been applied to people who act cruelly to other human beings or slaughter them ... adulescentulus carnifex, translated as "The Teenage Butcher" or "The Butcher Boy", due to brutal treatment of political opponents in the early part of his career ...
List Of East Enders Characters (2008) - Morgan Jackson-King
... Father Ray Dixon Mother Bianca Jackson Adoptive father Tony King Stepfather Ricky Butcher Half brothers Liam Butcher Half sisters Natasha Butcher Tiffany Butcher Whitney Dean Sasha Dixon Grandfathers David Wicks ...
List Of East Enders Characters (1994) - Jacques Butcher
... Jacques Butcher EastEnders character Portrayed by Jack Snell Duration 1994, 1997 First appearance 16 June 1994 Last appearance 15 December 1997 Classification Former recurring Profile Date of ...

More definitions of "butcher":

  • (noun): A brutal indiscriminate murderer.
  • (verb): Kill (animals) usually for food consumption.
    Synonyms: slaughter
  • (noun): A retailer of meat.
    Synonyms: meatman