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Correct spelling:
butcher
Definition:
a person who slaughters or dresses meat for market

Synonyms:

noun
assassin
dropper, eliminator, enforcer, gun, liquidator, plugger, torpedo, Torpedoes, Guns, droppers, enforcers, liquidators, eliminators, gun person, hatchet person, piece person, pluggers, trigger person, hit person.
bungler
bumbler, duffer, fool, fumbler, klutz, spoiler, Mismanager, Muddler, goofball, fools, bumblers, fumblers, incompetents, muddlers, spoilers, featherbrain, addlebrain, clumsy oaf, harebrain, muffer, duffers, foul-up, foulup, mismanagers, goof off.
butcher
blunderer, botcher, bumbler, bungler, fuckup, fumbler, meatman, sad sack, slaughter, slaughterer, stumbler.
hired gun
hired gun.
hit man
rifleman, shooter, shooters, riflemen, hired killer, hired killers, professional killer, contract killer, markswoman, trigger man.
meat killer, seller
processor, skinner, slaughterer, slayer, boner.
person
butcher, meatman.
verb
contact
butcher, slaughter.
kill
asphyxiate, assassinate, chill, dispatch, do away with, do in, drown, eliminate, execute, exterminate, hang, ice, liquidate, massacre, purge, put to sleep, remove, sacrifice, slaughter, slay, smite, smother, snuff, strangle, suffocate.
ruin
bollix up, botch, destroy, louse up, mutilate, screw up, spoil, wreck, goof up, make a mess of.
slay and prepare animal for meat
beef up, carve, clean, cure, cut, cut down, dress, liquidate, salt, slaughter, smoke, stick, joint.
Examples of usage:
  1. " Here's an example of what we lose in having no President," sighed the jolly butcher. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. Lists and notes go flying, but, except from Krause the butcher, with no results. – The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson by Nellie Van de Grift Sanchez
  3. " Certainly," he said, shortly; " I am not a butcher." – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  4. " That sounds like the spy, Hague Simon, him whom they call the Butcher, and his wife, Black Meg," said Dirk. – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  5. If meat is brought from a distance in warm weather, the butcher should be desired to cover it close, and bring it early in the morning, to prevent its being fly- blown. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton

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