Definitions for killer
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word killer.
someone who causes the death of a person or animal
cause of death, killernoun
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 orcanoun
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
One that deprives of life.
Etymology: from kill.
What sorrow, what amazement, what shame was in Amphialus, when he saw his dear foster-father find him the killer of his only son! Philip Sidney.
Wilt thou for the old lion hunt, or fill
His hungry whelps? and for the killer kill,
When couch’d in dreadful dens? George Sandys.
So rude a time,
When love was held so capital a crime,
That a crown’d head could no compassion find,
But dy’d, because the killer had been kind. Edmund Waller.
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
I was labeled a cold-blooded killer, someone who didn’t care about what happened. But, I really do pray for them every day.
It's killer, i just want to ignore how much I'm paying and be glad I have it.
Jimmie was my teacher, mentor, close friend and collaborator for 26 years, i directed two of his feature films, including the recent 'Return of the Killer Shrews,' a sequel he co-wrote and was quite proud of as he had made the first one more than 50 years earlier.
When we first looked at it, we thought that it was likely that the killer was long gone, and we didn’t have much hope then. But science and progress keeps marching on.
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.
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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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