Killer meaning

kĭlər
Frequency:
(slang) An extremely successful, impressive, exciting, etc. person or thing.
noun
16
2
(slang) Excellent, very good.
adjective
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(slang) Something that is extremely difficult to deal with or withstand.

An exam that was a real killer.

noun
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One that kills.

A disease that was a killer of thousands; a killer of new ideas.

noun
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3
adjective
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3
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(slang) Very difficult, hard to cope with, etc.
adjective
2
1
(slang) Successful, impressive, exciting, etc.
adjective
1
0
Causing death or destruction.

Killer floods.

adjective
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1
A person, animal, or thing that kills, esp. one that kills habitually or wantonly.
noun
1
1
That which kills.
noun
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noun
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(slang) Something devastating, difficult, hard to cope with, etc.
noun
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That kills or has the potential for killing.

A killer storm.

adjective
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Origin of killer

  • kill + -er.

    From Wiktionary