Definitions for killerˈkɪl ər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person or thing that kills.
Slang. something or someone having a formidable impact, devastating effect, etc.
Category: Status (usage)
a killer cold.
Category: Common Vocabulary
very difficult or demanding:
a killer chess tournament.
very effective; superior:
a killer recipe for fried chicken.
Origin of killer:
someone who causes the death of a person or animal
cause of death, killer(noun)
the causal agent resulting in death
"heart disease is the biggest killer in the United States"
a difficulty that is hard to deal with
"that exam was a real killer"
killer whale, killer, orca, grampus, sea wolf, Orcinus orca(noun)
predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin; common in cold seas
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
sb or sth that causes sb to die
Her killer has never been caught.; The disease is a killer.
That which kills.
That which causes stress or is extremely difficult, especially that which may cause failure at a task.
Something that is so far ahead of its competition that it effectively kills off that competition.
Various means had were used to steer aircraft in the early years but ailerons were the killer.
A knockout form of darts involving several players
A diacritic mark used in Indic scripts to suppress an inherent vowel (e.g., the Hindi viram, the Bengali or Oriya hasanta) or render the entire syllable silent (e.g., the Burmese virama, the Khmer toandakhiat).
Excellent, very good.
one who deprives of life; one who, or that which, kills
a voracious, toothed whale of the genus Orca, of which several species are known
Translations for killer
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a person, animal etc that kills
There is a killer somewhere in the village; (also adjective) a killer disease.
- убиец, убийственBulgarian
- assassinoPortuguese (BR)
- zabiják; smrtícíCzech
- der Mörder; Mörder-German
- morder; dræber-Danish
- کشنده؛ قاتلFarsi
- killer, assassino, uccisoreItalian
- 죽이는 사람Korean
- žudikas; mirtinasLithuanian
- moordenaar; dodelijkDutch
- drapsmann, morder, dreperNorwegian
- morderca, morderczyPolish
- کشنده؛ قاتلPersian
- قتل كونكې،وژونكېPashto
- zabijak; kto zabíja dobytok; smrteľnýSlovak
- dödare, mördare, dråpareSwedish
- 殺人者Chinese (Trad.)
- убивця, кілерUkrainian
- قاتل ، خونیUrdu
- kẻ giết ngườiVietnamese
- 杀人者Chinese (Simp.)
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