hunter-killer

[ huhn-ter-kil-er ]
/ ˈhʌn tərˈkɪl ər /

adjective

of or relating to a combined naval air and fleet force operating to seek out and destroy enemy submarines.

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British Dictionary definitions for hunter-killer

hunter-killer

adjective

denoting a type of naval vessel, esp a submarine, designed and equipped to pursue and destroy enemy craft
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