Synonyms of hatchet in English:

hatchet


See definition of hatchet

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
    informal

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

    informal

    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 informal

    slate, rubbish, slag off

    North American informal

    bad-mouth, pummel

    Australian, New Zealand informal

    trash, bag, monster, give someone bondi

    archaic

    excoriate, slash

    ANTONYMS

    praise, commend, applaud