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, lambast, 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