What does killer mean?

Definitions for killer
ˈkɪl ərkiller

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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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. killer

    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.)

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce killer?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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How to say killer in sign language?

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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

Examples of killer in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Melvoin:

    You think Nature is some Disney movie Nature is a killer. Nature is a bitch. It's feeding time out there 24 hours a day, every step that you take is a gamble with death. If it isn't getting hit with lightning today, it's an earthquake tomorrow or some deer tick carrying Lime disease. Either way, you're ending up on the wrong end of the food chain.

  2. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Shira was murdered because she bravely supported the principle that each one can live their life in honor and security, we will not allow this despicable killer to undermine the core values that Israeli society is based upon. We contemptuously denounce his actions of hate and violence. We will do everything in our power to bring this killer to face justice.

  3. David Wills:

    She created the look of the Bond Girl, the two-piece with the halter and the knife in it? It completely sold the movie. She’s emerging from the water, her hair is all wet and she has that killer bone structure. It just said one thing — danger. That look was really a new kind of sexual animal that really hadn’t been seen on screen.

  4. Ben Stanton:

    Apple is not too late to 5G, as smartphones with 5G have not yet seen mass adoption, part of the reason for this is that the killer use-case for 5G on mobile has not yet emerged.

  5. Byeong Hun An:

    The bogey was definitely the killer, I think, because I knew I needed to make a birdie there.

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