Definition of bury the hatchet in English:
End a quarrel or conflict and become friendly.
[in allusion to an American Indian custom]
- Sounds like the hatchet has been well and truly buried - the question, though, is between whose shoulder blades?
- It is time for the IHF and the coach to bury their hatchets and make their peace with Dhanraj Pillai.
- That means that Dainty must find a more congenial way to bury all hatchets and bring all disputing parties to the same table; if he cannot or will not do that, his days of leadership of US cricket would seem to be numbered.
Definition of bury the hatchet in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan