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Definition 1: a small fast lightly armored but heavily armed warship - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for destroyer in the sense of this definition

(destroyer is a kind of ...) a government ship that is available for waging war

(... is a kind of destroyer ) informal term for a destroyer

(... is a kind of destroyer ) small destroyer that was the forerunner of modern destroyers; designed to destroy torpedo boats

(... is an instance of destroyer) a United States destroyer

"17 sailors died as the result of a terrorist attack while the USS Cole was anchored in Aden"

Definition 2: a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to - [noun denoting person]

Samples where destroyer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a destroyer of the environment
  • jealousy was his undoer
  • uprooters of gravestones

Synonyms for destroyer in the sense of this definition

(destroyer is a kind of ...) a person who does harm to others

(... is a kind of destroyer ) a total destroyer

(... is a kind of destroyer ) a destroyer of images used in religious worship

(... is a kind of destroyer ) someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks

(... is a kind of destroyer ) someone who willfully destroys or defaces property

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