body count

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NounEdit

body count (plural body counts)

  1. The number of persons or bodies counted as casualties, especially of those killed in a disaster or battle.
    • 2017 January 12, Jesse Hassenger, “A literal monster truck is far from the stupidest thing about Monster Trucks”, in The Onion AV Club[1]:
      In addition to racking up what looks like a substantial offscreen body count, the movie at one point offers an eight-second introduction for a sleazy used-car salesman character for the sole purpose of justifying Tripp and Creech laying waste to his inventory.
  2. (slang) The number of sexual partners someone has had, the number of people someone has slept with.