What does killer mean?

Definitions for killerˈkɪl ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. killer, slayer(noun)

    someone who causes the death of a person or animal

  2. cause of death, killer(noun)

    the causal agent resulting in death

    "heart disease is the biggest killer in the United States"

  3. killer(noun)

    a difficulty that is hard to deal with

    "that exam was a real killer"

  4. killer whale, killer, orca, grampus, sea wolf, Orcinus orca(noun)

    predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin; common in cold seas

Wiktionary

  1. killer(Noun)

    That which kills.

  2. killer(Noun)

    That which causes stress or is extremely difficult, especially that which may cause failure at a task.

  3. killer(Noun)

    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.

  4. killer(Noun)

    A knockout form of darts involving several players

  5. killer(Noun)

    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).

  6. killer(Adjective)

    Excellent, very good.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Killer(noun)

    one who deprives of life; one who, or that which, kills

  2. Killer(noun)

    a voracious, toothed whale of the genus Orca, of which several species are known

Freebase

  1. Killer

    "Killer" is a song by Adamski and Seal. Written by Adam Tinley and Seal and produced by Adamski, "Killer" was Adamski's breakthrough single, but is now more notable for introducing Seal as a vocalist. A major hit in the UK, it reached number one, spending four weeks at the top of the chart in May 1990. In total, the single sold over 400,000 copies in the UK, earning it a BPI Gold certification.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'killer' in Nouns Frequency: #1974

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of killer in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of killer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Seneca:

    Latin A sword never kills anybody it is a tool in the killer's hand.

  2. Tawanda Jones:

    Nobody’s here saying anything bad about cops – we’re here talking about killer cops, holding killer cops responsible.

  3. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

    ...a sword never kills anybody it's a tool in the killer's hand. From Ad Lucilium Epistulae Morales, Letters to Lucilius on Morals, Letter 87, c.63-65

  4. Anais Nin:

    Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.

  5. Donald Trump:

    She made it up. She made it up, she's saying, 'Oh, he was so violent and he was so, so wild and she was afraid.' She was afraid of nobody. She's a tough killer in Miami everyone knows she's a killer. They all hate her.

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