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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. Doc Rivers:

    The fact that we celebrated a man who committed murder is going to jail, I thought about that last night and I’m not so sure if we’ve come a long way or we have a long way to go, you can think of that either way. But the right thing happened, obviously. So I was excited about that. Blacks have been dehumanized for a long time, and to see a man go to jail for killing a Black man should not be significant, but it is. So I guess in that way we’re coming a long way, but we still have a long way to go.

  2. Mariam Farzayee:

    Since everything is happening so fast, there’s been a lot of misinformation that’s spreading, yesterday, I listened to a Taliban debriefing, and they said in Farsi, which I was able to translate on my own, that they want all the interpreters to stay and they won’t be seeking revenge on them. But then I’m logging onto Instagram or Twitter and Facebook, I’m reading these news reports about how they actually did end up killing these interpreters.

  3. Jacob Russell:

    I think that image is one of the more expressive ones that (shows) what really seems to be going on there, i didn't want to take pictures that conveyed the idea that this was all about hardcore fighters going into battle and killing lots of (ISIS) fighters. That just didn't seem to be the case.

  4. Scott Defrin:

    They've basically ruined the collective antique trade, is this really something that will stop poor African people from killing elephants?

  5. Donald Trump:

    They haven't been hurt, the real cost, would be if we did nothing. The cost of doing nothing was killing us, as a country -- our national debt and so many other things.

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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