Definitions for killingˈkɪl ɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

kill•ingˈkɪl ɪŋ(n.)

  1. the act of a person or thing that kills.

  2. the total game killed on a hunt.

  3. a quick and unusually large profit or financial gain.

  4. (adj.)fatal or destructive.

  5. exhausting:

    a killing pace.

  6. Informal. irresistibly funny.

    Category: Informal

Origin of killing:

1400–50

kill′ing•ly(adv.)

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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. killing(noun)ˈkɪl ɪŋ

    the act or process of causing sb to die

    a brutal killing; the killing of seals

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


Translations for killing

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

kitten(noun)

a young cat

The cat had five kittens last week.

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