1. a large heavy knife used in Central and South America as a weapon or for cutting vegetation
Definition categories: man–made, knife
1. To cut or chop with a machete.
- After some hours of intense work, we had macheted a path through the jungle to the bank of the river.
2. To hack or chop crudely with a blade other than a machete.
- You can't just machete about with a rapier and expect to succeed; you need to thrust properly.