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
Your head is messed up, you have this killer virus coursing through your veins, you feel like a pariah... HIV was considered a gay plague that we (gay men) had brought upon ourselves - it was horrid.
I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.
I am not a cop killer. I am a freedom fighter, i am a Vietnam vet and people never ask me if I killed Vietnamese because that was authorized by the American government. I dedicated myself to liberating my people.
Too many people still believe the opioid crisis is abstract and will not impact them. Many still do not see it as a major threat to them or their family, these data show the gravity of the crisis. We have known for some time that opioid overdose is an everyday killer, and these odds illustrate that in a very jarring way.
It's killer, i just want to ignore how much I'm paying and be glad I have it.
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Translations for 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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