massacrer

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

massacre +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

massacrer (plural massacrers)

  1. One who massacres.

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle French massacre, from Old French macacre, macecle (slaughterhouse, butchery), from Medieval Latin mazacrium (massacre, slaughter, killing”, also “the head of a newly killed stag), from Middle Low German *matskelen (to massacre) (compare German metzeln (massacre)), frequentive of matsken, matzgen (to cut, hew), from Proto-Germanic *maitaną (to cut), from Proto-Indo-European *mei- (small). Akin to Old High German meizan (to cut) among others.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

massacrer

  1. to massacre (kill)
  2. (figuratively) to do something badly
    Il a massacré cette chanson - he sung that song really badly (lit. "he massacred that song")

Conjugation[edit]

External links[edit]