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Definitions for killing
ˈkɪl ɪŋkilling

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

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. Crystal Moten:

    Do you want to lessen the blow or do you want to eradicate racism? I want to eradicate racism, yes I want opportunity for dialogue, but the impact of racism is killing people of color. We don't have time to tend to the emotional wounds of others, not when violence against people of color is the national status quo.

  2. Businessman Nick Loeb:

    In my view, keeping them frozen forever is tantamount to killing them.

  3. Aye Tun Maung:

    It's just talk when the police say 'no Rohingya are involved', it's Rohingya killing the Rakhine. Some of the dead are also Bamar and Shan.

  4. Micah Herndon:

    Micah Herndon said. Race organizers invited him to the New York Marathon the day after the Boston Marathon even though his time didnt qualify him. In Boston, Micah Herndon had four miles left to finish the race when Micah Herndon legs gave out, and Micah Herndon ended up crawlingon Micah Herndon hands and knees to the finish line. MARINE WHO CRAWLED ACROSS BOSTON MARATHON FINISH LINE FOR FALLEN COMRADES INVITED TO RUN NYC MARATHON In Afghanistan, he was in a convoy in 2010 when one of the vehicles hit an IED, killing in Marines Mark Juarez andMatthew Ballard, and Rupert Hamer, a British journalist. He served multiple tours in Afghanistan and Iraq. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP I run in honor of them.They are not here anymore. I am here, and I am able, i am lucky to still have all my limbs. I can still be active. I find fuel in the simple idea that I can run. Some can not.

  5. Tanongsak Wansupha:

    The culprits placed a bomb under a chair at the checkpoint killing four people, this attack was to disrupt stir unrest.

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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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