machete machete  /mə ˈʃɛ ˌti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a large heavy knife used in Central and South America as a weapon or for cutting vegetation

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In another, he vanquishes a phalanx of machete-wielding skinheads with his bare hands.
  2. From the countryside at week's end, came reports of machete-wielding Bahutus chopping down scores of Watutsis and burning villages.
  3. Her face had been slashed in two by the blows of a machete.

News

  1. Deputies arrest man making threats with machete in Barboursville

    A man is in jail after deputies say he threatened them with a machete.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WOWK-TV West Virginia

  2. Trial date is delayed in machete attack case

    WILKES-BARRE 8211 The trial of a man charged with attacking a teen with a machete outside GAR High School has been continued to August.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Times Leader

  3. Man allegedly used machete in kidnapping

    A 53-year-old Half Moon Bay resident wielding a machete allegedly kidnapped a homeless man on Sunday night in an attempt to force the victim to buy him items at a local store.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Half Moon Bay Review

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Quotes

  1. "I thought I saw him in the back sharpening his machete," Randolph said yesterday.
    on May 25, 2008 By: Willie Randolph Source: Baltimore Sun

  2. "Donald approached Lindsay about being on Celebrity Apprentice, so we'll see where it goes," Lohan's mom, Dina Lohan, told People. "I think it's a great idea for her, but Lindsay has two movies coming up [Machete and Inferno] so I don't know...
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: FOXNews

  3. Also, when we asked him if Machete was a one off or did he think there could be sequels, Trejo replied, "we want Machete, Machete Kills, and Machete Kills Again. Every time I text him, he'll text me back, Machete 2, coming up."
    on Dec 20, 2009 By: Danny Trejo Source: Collider.com (blog)

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