death metal


noun

a type of speed metal music featuring violent or Satanic imagery.

Nearby words

  1. death house,
  2. death in venice,
  3. death instinct,
  4. death knell,
  5. death mask,
  6. death of,
  7. death of a salesman,
  8. death of ivan ilyich, the,
  9. death on,
  10. death penalty

Origin of death metal

First recorded in 1985–1990

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British Dictionary definitions for death metal

death metal

noun

  1. a type of heavy-metal music characterized by extreme speed and lyrics dealing with violence, satanism, etc
  2. (as modifier)a death-metal band
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