blood bath

noun, plural blood·baths [bluhd-bath z, -bahth z, -baths, -bahths] /ˈblʌdˌbæðz, -ˌbɑðz, -ˌbæθs, -ˌbɑθs/.

  1. a ruthless slaughter of a great number of people; massacre.
  2. Informal. a period of disastrous loss or reversal: A few mutual funds performed well in the general bloodbath of the stock market.
  3. a widespread dismissal or purge, as of employees.


  1. indiscriminate slaughter; a massacre
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