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
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
"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.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A name for the grampus, Orca gladiator, given on account of the ferocity with which it attacks and destroys whales, seals, and other marine animals. (See GRAMPUS.)
Song lyrics by killer -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by killer on the Lyrics.com website.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'killer' in Nouns Frequency: #1974
The numerical value of killer in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of killer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of killer in a Sentence
Fentanyl disguised as a genuine pharmaceutical is a killer -- which is being proven every single day in the United States, we are aggressively targeting drug dealers responsible for trafficking illicit fentanyl, which has become the most deadly facet of the opioid epidemic. We are committed to slowing the number of overdose deaths and prosecuting those responsible for spreading this most dangerous opioid.
We’ve investigated Chattanooga as a terror attack from the beginning, the Chattanooga killer was inspired by a foreign terror organization. It’s hard to entangle which particular source … there are lots of competing poisons out there.
Our company is over-leveraged, this kind of debt is a killer.
That killer took pleasure in what he did that night, he wanted his victims to see it coming.
We had no idea whatsoever that a tick could so something like this, a single tick. We thought it was bad when it just gave you Lyme disease. This one is a killer.
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- قاتل, القاتلArabic
- уби́йца, уби́ецBulgarian
- Töter, Töterin, Mörder, Totschläger, Mörderin, Totschlägerin, MGerman
- δολοφόνισσα, δολοφόνος, θανατηφόρος, φονιάς, φόνισσαGreek
- mortífero, asesina, matador, mortal, asesinoSpanish
- tappaja, murhaajaFinnish
- meurtrier, meurtrière, assassin, tueurFrench
- विराम, हत्याराHindi
- assassino, killerItalian
- 人殺し, 殺人者, キラーJapanese
- қаныпезер, қанішерKazakh
- ឃាតករ, អ្នកសម្លាប់, ទណ្ឌឃាដKhmer
- 살인자, 殺人者Korean
- өлтүрүүчү, өлтүргүчKyrgyz
- doder, moordenaarDutch
- morder, drapsmannNorwegian
- morderca, zabójcaPolish
- assassino, assassina, homicida, matadorPortuguese
- ucigașă, ucigaș, asasinRomanian
- уби́йца, киллер, убийцаRussian
- ubojica, ubica, убица, убојицаSerbo-Croatian
- morilec, morilkaSlovene
- mördare, mSwedish
- қотил, одамкуш, кушандаTajik
- ฆาตกร, การันต์Thai
- уби́вця, вби́вцяUkrainian
- người giết, kẻ giết ngườiVietnamese
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