Examples from the Web for slasher
The slasher film series Friday the 13th is well known for its homicidal tendencies.How to Save Silent Movies: Inside New Jersey’s Cinema Paradiso|Rich Goldstein|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Halloween also helped spawn the slasher film genre, and provided the genre with many of its tropes.The Week in Nostalgia: ‘Halloween’ Turns 35, Butch and Sundance Debut, and the iPod is Born (VIDEO)|Chancellor Agard|October 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For a generation raised on slasher flicks and fountains of gibbering gore this film would be an Ativan.Carsten Stroud’s Book Bag: My Top Five Horror Classics|Carsten Stroud|July 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
However reactionary a sycophant to rich people and slasher of programs for others he might be, he is the governor.
Which is fine and dandy for, say, a slasher movie or a Russ Meyer film.
This slasher cuts up the slabs into lengths suitable for lath or fence-pickets, Fig. 49.Handwork in Wood|William Noyes
Slasher, more wolf than dog, stood snarling his red-eyed hate in the face of the new-formed ice barrier.Connie Morgan in Alaska|James B. Hendryx
Your misgiving be d—d. Tony's as true as steel, and sharp as a slasher.The Weird of the Wentworths, Vol. 1|Johannes Scotus
"They stand at loom and spinner and slasher all day," she said.The Landloper|Holman Day
They parted, but an invisible witness--the Slasher--had been present.The World's Greatest Books, Vol VIII|Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
British Dictionary definitions for slasher
Word Origin and History for slasher
1550s, "a bully, a fighter;" 1815, "weapon for slashing," agent noun from slash (v.). As "violent movie" by 1978.