Definitions for killingˈkɪl ɪŋ

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word killing

Princeton's WordNet

  1. killing, violent death(noun)

    an event that causes someone to die

  2. killing, kill, putting to death(noun)

    the act of terminating a life

  3. killing, cleanup(adj)

    a very large profit

  4. killing, sidesplitting(adj)

    very funny

    "a killing joke"; "sidesplitting antics"

GCIDE

  1. killing(n.)

    The act or process of causing a living organism to die.

  2. killing(n.)

    An unusually large gain in a financial or business transaction or enterprise; as, she made a killing trading cattle futures.

Wiktionary

  1. killing(Noun)

    A large amount of money.

    He made a killing on the stock market.

  2. killing(Adjective)

    That literally deprives of life; lethal, deadly, fatal.

  3. killing(Adjective)

    Devastatingly attractive.

  4. killing(Adjective)

    That makes one u2018dieu2019 with laughter; very funny.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Killing

    of Kill

  2. Killing(adj)

    literally, that kills; having power to kill; fatal; in a colloquial sense, conquering; captivating; irresistible

Freebase

  1. Killing

    Killing is an Italian photo comic series featuring an eponymous character. The series was entitled Satanik in the French edition, Kiling in Argentina as well as being published in Belgium, Brazil, Colombia, Germany and Venezuela. Sold as "Photostories for Adults", it ran for 62 issues starting in 1966, and was published by Ponzoni and editor Pietro Granelli with each episode directed by actor and singer Rosario Borelli. The character was also known as KiLiNK, the star of several unauthorized films shot in Turkey during the late 1960s and early 70s. The Argentinean series ran out of the Italian stories and began shooting new adventures that lasted until the 1980s. The series is currently being revived by American editor and comics creator Mort Todd, under the new title, Sadistik: The Diabolikal Super-Kriminal. The documentary about the character The Diabolikal Super-Kriminal directed by SS-Sunda had its US premiere at the San Diego Comic-Con on July 25, 2009 where it received Special Mention by the judges.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'killing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4541

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'killing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4765

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'killing' in Nouns Frequency: #2134

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of killing in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of killing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna of Russia:

    You don't know that by killing him you were killing me".

  2. Samuel Taylor Coleridge:

    He saw a lawyer killing a viper On a dunghill hard, by his own stable And the devil smiled, for it put him in mind Of Cain and his brother, Abel.

  3. Henry Miller:

    To live without killing is a thought which could electrify the world, if men were only capable of staying awake long enough to let the idea soak in.

  4. Kahlil Gibran:

    Where is the justice of political power if it executes the murderer and jails the plunderer, and then itself marches upon neighboring lands, killing thousands and pillaging the very hills

  5. Robert X Cringely:

    If the automobile had followed the same development cycle as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost 100, get one million miles to the gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside.

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Translations for killing

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Erlegen, TötenGerman
  • mortigoEsperanto
  • tappaminen, jättipotti, tyrmäävä, tappava, jättisummaFinnish
  • meurtreFrench
  • 殺すJapanese
  • умерщвление, убой, [[лишение]] [[жизнь, убийство, убиениеRussian
  • moude, touwaedjeWalloon

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