Butch·er·ly, a. Like a butcher; without compunction; savage; bloody; inhuman; fell. “The victim of a butcherly murder.”
What stratagems, how fell, how butcherly,
This deadly quarrel daily doth beget! --Shak.
adj 1: poorly done; "a botchy piece of work"; "it was an unskillful
attempt" [syn: botchy, unskillful]
2: accompanied by bloodshed; "this bitter and sanguinary war"
[syn: gory, sanguinary, sanguineous, slaughterous]