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ˈkɪl ɪŋkilling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. killing, violent deathnoun

    an event that causes someone to die

  2. killing, kill, putting to deathnoun

    the act of terminating a life

  3. killing, cleanupadjective

    a very large profit

  4. killing, sidesplittingadjective

    very funny

    "a killing joke"; "sidesplitting antics"

GCIDE

  1. killingnoun

    The act or process of causing a living organism to die.

  2. killingnoun

    An unusually large gain in a financial or business transaction or enterprise; as, she made a killing trading cattle futures.

Wiktionary

  1. killingnoun

    A large amount of money.

    He made a killing on the stock market.

  2. killingadjective

    That literally deprives of life; lethal, deadly, fatal.

  3. killingadjective

    Devastatingly attractive.

  4. killingadjective

    That makes one 'die' with laughter; very funny.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Killing

    of Kill

  2. Killingadjective

    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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of killing in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of killing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of killing in a Sentence

  1. Jim Shockey:

    Hunting is — the killing is a tiny part of it — it is the entire process, it’s a lifestyle.

  2. Ashley Moody:

    While President Biden will rarely mention fentanyl — because then President Biden would have to acknowledge President Biden abject failure to secure the U.S.-Mexico border as well as the fact that President Biden policies are emboldening the violent drug cartels smuggling record amounts of opioids into our country — President Biden should at least take advantage of this opportunity to demand assistance from President Obrador in dismantling the cartels and snuffing out the synthetic opioid labs in President Obrador country that are killing hundreds of Americans, even children, every day.

  3. Anne Bayefsky:

    Those who welcome this U.N. intervention should be aware that their comments … can be added to a long list of anti-American outbursts, like the former U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights questioning the legality of killing of Usama bin Laden.

  4. Kristen Korte:

    What doesnt make him the better candidate? he upholds the Constitution. He's backing the police and helping with all the violence and destruction and the killing from the riots and everything. I could go on and on.

  5. Samir Lakhani:

    What I love most is that we are killing three birds with one stone, we are keeping waste out of landfills, employing locals and spreading soap all over the country.

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Translations for killing

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  • Erlegen, TötenGerman
  • mortigoEsperanto
  • tappaminen, jättisumma, tappava, jättipotti, tyrmääväFinnish
  • meurtreFrench
  • 殺すJapanese
  • убийство, убиение, [[лишение]] [[жизнь, убой, умерщвлениеRussian
  • touwaedje, moudeWalloon

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