- Word Combinations (noun)
|part of speech:
||a dead body, esp. of an animal.
The lion fed on the carcass of the zebra.The hunters loaded the deer carcass onto the truck.The butcher's freezer held several carcasses.
- similar words:
- body, carrion
||a human body (used with sarcasm).
Will you move your carcass out of the way?
||the useless remains of anything; empty shell.
The lot was filled with the carcasses of burned-out cars.
||cadaver, corpse, kill, killing