An event or situation in which many people are killed in an extremely violent way: he allowed the protest to go ahead despite warnings that it would spark a bloodbath
More example sentences
- The shooting marked the start of a bloodbath that killed 200,000 people and forced 1.8 million to leave their homes.
- One was the devastation caused by the two world wars and subsequent regional bloodbaths.
- They were viewed as the biggest risk in the attempt to avoid a bloodbath, which appears to be the reason for the controversial use of the special gas.
Definition of bloodbath in:
- The US English dictionary