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Meaning of KILLER

Pronunciation:  'kilur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin; common in cold seas
  2. [n]  a difficulty that is hard to deal with; "that exam was a real killer"
  3. [n]  someone who causes the death of a person or animal
  4. [n]  the causal agent resulting in death; "heart disease is the biggest killer in the United States"

KILLER is a 6 letter word that starts with K.


 Synonyms: cause of death, grampus, killer whale, orca, Orcinus orca, sea wolf, slayer
 See Also: causal agency, causal agent, cause, choker, difficulty, dolphin, eradicator, executioner, exterminator, felo-de-se, garroter, garrotter, genus Orcinus, human, individual, liquidator, manslayer, mortal, murderer, Orcinus, person, poisoner, public executioner, regicide, somebody, someone, soul, strangler, suicide, terminator, throttler



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Kill"er\, n.
1. One who deprives of life; one who, or that which, kills.

2. (Zo["o]l.) A voracious, toothed whale of the genus {Orca},
   of which several species are known.

Note: The killers have a high dorsal fin, and powerful jaws
      armed with large, sharp teeth. They capture, and
      swallow entire, large numbers of seals, porpoises, and
      dolphins, and are celebrated for their savage, combined
      attacks upon the right whales, which they are said to
      mutilate and kill. The common Atlantic species ({Orca
      gladiator}), is found both on the European and the
      American coast. Two species ({Orca ater} and {O.
      rectipinna}) occur on the Pacific coast.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a killer in your dream, suggests that an essential aspect of your emotions have been cut off. You feel that you are losing your identity and your individuality. Alternatively, this dream may represent purification and the healing process. You are standing up for yourself and putting a dramatic end to something.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: apache, assassin, assassinator, beast, beldam, berserk, berserker, bloodletter, bloodshedder, Bluebeard, bomber, bravo, brute, bucko, bully, bullyboy, burker, butcher, button man, Cain, cannibal, cutthroat, daisy, demon, desperado, devil, dilly, dragon, eradicator, executioner, exterminator, fiend, firebrand, fire-eater, fury, garroter, goon, gorilla, gun, gunman, gunsel, hardnose, hatchet man, head-hunter, hellcat, hellhound, hellion, hell-raiser, hit man, holy terror, homicidal maniac, homicide, hood, hoodlum, hooligan, hothead, hotspur, humdinger, incendiary, lulu, mad dog, madcap, Mafioso, man-eater, man-killer, manslayer, massacrer, matador, monster, mugger, murderer, pesticide, poison, poisoner, rapist, revolutionary, rough, rowdy, ruffian, savage, she-wolf, slaughterer, slayer, spitfire, strangler, termagant, terror, terrorist, thug, tiger, tigress, torpedo, tough, tough guy, trigger man, ugly customer, violent, virago, vixen, wild beast, witch, wolf, Young Turk