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of or resembling a butcher
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|Adj.||1.||butcherly - poorly done; "a botchy piece of work"; "it was an unskillful attempt"|
unskilled - not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency; "unskilled in the art of rhetoric"; "an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber"; "unskilled labor"; "workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities"; "unskilled workmanship"
|2.||butcherly - accompanied by bloodshed; "this bitter and sanguinary war"|
bloody - having or covered with or accompanied by blood; "a bloody nose"; "your scarf is all bloody"; "the effects will be violent and probably bloody"; "a bloody fight"