Definition of body count in English:

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body count

Entry from US English dictionary


A list or total of casualties.
Example sentences
  • She had had more than a few close calls, but as yet, her parents remained the only two on the list of her body count.
  • The body count from the war-exacerbated Afghan famine will exceed the Dresden total and may be as high as Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
  • On the one hand, it's nice not to have the press obsessively measuring American success or failure in terms of the body count.

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Syllabification: bod·y count

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