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  Definition of killer
  1. predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin; common in cold seas
  2. a difficulty that is hard to deal with; "that exam was a real killer"
  3. someone who causes the death of a person or animal
  4. the causal agent resulting in death; "heart disease is the biggest killer in the United States"
Similar Words: killer whale, orca, grampus, sea wolf, Orcinus orca, slayer, cause of death

 

Hyponyms: executioner, public executioner, exterminator, terminator, eradicator, garroter, garrotter, strangler, throttler, choker, murderer, liquidator, manslayer, poisoner, regicide, suicide, felo-de-se

 

Member Meronyms: Orcinus, genus Orcinus

 

Derivational Morphology: kill, murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, polish off, remove

 

 
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