Synonyms of hatchet in English:

hatchet


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noun

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SYNONYMS

axe, cleaver, mattock, tomahawk

British chopper


Phrases

    do a hatchet job on

      ‘I didn't want to do a hatchet job on a man when he was down’

      SYNONYMS

      savage, attack, lambaste, condemn, criticize severely, flay, shoot down, pillory, revile

      jump on, tear to pieces, take to pieces, pull apart, take apart, lay into, pitch into, hammer, slam, bash, crucify, give something a battering, roast, skewer, throw brickbats at, knock

      British

      slate, rubbish, slag off

      North American

      bad-mouth, pummel

      NZ Australian

      trash, bag, monster, give someone bondi

      archaic

      excoriate, slash

      ANTONYMS

      praise, commend, applaud