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killer

[ kil-er ]
/ ˈkɪl ər /
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noun

adjective Slang.

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Origin of killer

First recorded in 1525–35; kill1 + -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM killer

self-killer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for killer

killer
/ (ˈkɪlə) /

noun

  1. a person or animal that kills, esp habitually
  2. (as modifier)a killer shark
something, esp a task or activity, that is particularly taxing or exhausting
Australian and NZ an animal selected to be slaughtered for food
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