abattoirlike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abattoir +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

abattoirlike (comparative more abattoirlike, superlative most abattoirlike)

  1. (rare) Resembling or characteristic of an abattoir.
    • 2008 April 14, Charles Mcgrath, “Dramatic Power Couple: Theater Is Their Castle”, New York Times:
      His “Macbeth,” which was such a hit at the Brooklyn Academy of Music that it recently transferred to Broadway, is set in a vaguely Stalinist era and staged in a tiled abattoirlike space that was partly inspired by the horror movie “Saw.”