What does killing mean?

Definitions for killing
ˈkɪl ɪŋkilling

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word killing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. killing, violent death(noun)

    an event that causes someone to die

  2. killing, kill, putting to death(noun)

    the act of terminating a life

  3. killing, cleanup(adj)

    a very large profit

  4. killing, sidesplitting(adj)

    very funny

    "a killing joke"; "sidesplitting antics"

GCIDE

  1. killing(n.)

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

  2. killing(n.)

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

Wiktionary

  1. killing(Noun)

    A large amount of money.

    He made a killing on the stock market.

  2. killing(Adjective)

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

  3. killing(Adjective)

    Devastatingly attractive.

  4. killing(Adjective)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Killing

    of Kill

  2. Killing(adj)

    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

How to pronounce killing?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say killing in sign language?

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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. President Obama on Saturday:

    Being tough on terrorism -- particularly the sorts of homegrown terrorism that we’ve seen now in Orlando and San Bernardino -- means making it harder for people who want to kill Americans to get their hands on assault weapons that are capable of killing dozens of innocents as quickly as possible, that’s something I ’ll continue to talk about in the weeks ahead.

  2. Brant Inman:

    If we can treat earlier with less toxicity, killing tumors before they get large, and trigger [greater] immune response, then we’ll have something really interesting.

  3. Kristen Korte:

    He upholds the Constitution. Hes 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, biden supports violence in their cities. He supports late-term abortion. I just dont see suburban moms getting behind that.

  4. Don Herold:

    Unhappiness is not knowing what we want, and killing ourselves to get it.

  5. Abdul Mohsen:

    The world is witnessing a war. Killing and destruction that have never been in history before, no one can deny this reality, but it is the right of every human to live a decent life. ... Not a lavish life, just a life free of fear and violation of humanity.

Images & Illustrations of killing

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Translations for killing

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  • Erlegen, TötenGerman
  • mortigoEsperanto
  • tappaminen, jättipotti, tyrmäävä, tappava, jättisummaFinnish
  • meurtreFrench
  • 殺すJapanese
  • умерщвление, убой, [[лишение]] [[жизнь, убийство, убиениеRussian
  • moude, touwaedjeWalloon

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