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Definition 1: predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin; common in cold seas - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for killer in the sense of this definition

(killer is a kind of ...) any of various small toothed whales with a beaklike snout; larger than porpoises

(... is a member of killer) killer whales

Definition 2: a difficulty that is hard to deal with - [noun denoting cognition]

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

  • that exam was a real killer

(killer is a kind of ...) a factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result or tending to produce a negative result

"serious difficulties were encountered in obtaining a pure reagent"

Definition 3: someone who causes the death of a person or animal - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for killer in the sense of this definition

(killer is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of killer ) an official who inflicts capital punishment in pursuit of a warrant

(... is a kind of killer ) someone who exterminates (especially someone whose occupation is the extermination of troublesome rodents and insects)

(... is a kind of killer ) someone who kills by strangling

(... is a kind of killer ) a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)

(... is a kind of killer ) someone who kills with poison

(... is a kind of killer ) someone who commits regicide; the killer of a king

(... is a kind of killer ) a person who kills himself intentionally

Definition 4: the causal agent resulting in death - [noun denoting state]

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

  • heart disease is the biggest killer in the United States

Synonyms for killer in the sense of this definition

(killer is a kind of ...) any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results

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