What is another word for butchers?

Pronunciation: [bˈʊt͡ʃəz] (IPA)

Butchers are professionals who prepare and sell meat, poultry, and sometimes fish. Synonyms for butchers include meat cutters, meat processors or meat handlers. Other synonyms for butchers include slaughterers, meat mongers, and abattoir workers. A butcher is also referred to as a retail meat dealer or a purveyor of meat. Some other informal synonyms for butchers are beef men, pork dealers, and chicken choppers. Ultimately, these terms all refer to someone who works in the meat industry, whether they are responsible for cutting, selling or slaughtering animals. So, whether you call a person a butcher, meat cutter or sausage maker, they are all vital members of the food industry that provide us with the meat we eat.

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What are the hypernyms for Butchers?

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    professionals, retailers, shopkeepers, food producers, Food handlers, Food workers, Meat cutters, Meat processors, Service industry personnel, food preparers.

Usage examples for Butchers

The fat animals which had been slaughtered had been pronounced healthy by the butchers."
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
She was not going to let a lot of butchers amuse themselves with her old carcass.
"The Rough Road"
William John Locke
They buy their weekly supply at their weekly markets; but many of the chief Aberdeen butchers do not depend upon the market for their supplies, but feed large lots of fine cattle and sheep themselves to meet emergencies, upon which they can fall back.
"Cattle and Cattle-breeders"
William M'Combie

Famous quotes with Butchers

  • Be a terror to the butchers, that they may be fair in their weight; and keep hucksters and fraudulent dealers in awe, for the same reason.
    Miguel de Cervantes
  • As repressed sadists are supposed to become policemen or butchers so those with an irrational fear of life become publishers.
    Cyril Connolly
  • Crime butchers innocence to secure a throne, and innocence struggles with all its might against the attempts of crime.
    Maximilien Robespierre
  • Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers.
  • Real friends are rare pearls which glitter when they are needed. Pigs should not make friends with butchers.
    Erik Pevernagie

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