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Definitions for killing
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.

ChatGPT

  1. killing

    Killing refers to the act of causing the death of a living being intentionally or unintentionally, typically by directly or indirectly inflicting physical harm or terminating their life.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Killing

    of Kill

  2. Killingadjective

    literally, that kills; having power to kill; fatal; in a colloquial sense, conquering; captivating; irresistible

Wikidata

  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. Anthony Riccio:

    I absolutely think Facebook has a responsibility to monitor this and for this very reason, there’s other illegal activities — I want to point out this is Phase 1 — there's other illegal activities going on on Facebook. We're looking at potentially human trafficking, things of that nature as well. There's a lot of tentacles going out here. The things that are being trafficked on their site are killing people in Chicago.

  2. Steve Warren:

    In addition to chipping away at their so-called caliphate, killing their leaders, we're also hitting them in the pocketbook.

  3. Paleontologist Xu Xing:

    A scaled animal looks cooler than a furry or feathered animal. They (film directors) want dinosaurs to be cold-blooded killing machines.

  4. The Investigative Committee:

    The individuals detained are, according to our investigation, involved in the organization and execution of the killing of Boris Nemtsov.

  5. Terry Pratchett, Monstrous Regiment:

    [The pamphlet] was very patriotic. That is, it talked about killing foreigners.

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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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