- A fierce written attack on someone or their work: she does hatchet jobs, not reviewsMore example sentences
savage, attack, lambaste, condemn, criticize severely, flay, shoot down, pillory, revile• informal jump on, tear to pieces, take to pieces, take/pull apart, lay into, pitch into, hammer, slam, bash, crucify, give something a battering, roast, skewer, throw brickbats at, knockNorth American • informal bad-mouth, pummel• archaic excoriate, slash
- Lucy's desire to write a book is buffered by the total hatchet job she does on her husband and friends.
- His tirade in today's Herald Sun was a complete hatchet job on him.
- During that bout, he did a hatchet job book on C.S. Lewis, wrote any number of inane diatribes against theism in general and Christianity in particular.
More definitions of hatchet jobDefinition of hatchet job in:
- The US English dictionary