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baby killer

1. A pejorative term for someone who advocates for, supports, performs, or has had an abortion. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. The mob gathered around the clinic, shouting "Baby killers!" at anyone entering or leaving the building.
2. A pejorative term for a soldier returning from war, used by those who oppose said war. Although the phrase was commonly applied to US soldiers returning from the Vietnam War, it has since fallen out of favor. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. She called me a baby killer as I stepped off the plane, which really hurt because I had been enlisted and didn't want to go to war.
See also: baby, killer

lady killer

A charming man who has a reputation for seducing many women. I wouldn't date Dan if I were you. Word on the street is that he's a real lady killer.
See also: killer, lady

thrill killer

One who derives excitement or pleasure from murdering people. I think our suspect is a thrill killer and really enjoys carrying out these violent crimes.
See also: killer, thrill

killer instinct

Cliché an inborn desire or ability to be ruthless. Fred has a real killer instinct. He's a difficult boss to work for.
See also: instinct, killer


1. n. a marijuana cigarette. How about a killer, Wilmer?
2. n. a very funny joke. She told a killer about a red-nosed juicer.
3. n. something extraordinary. That car is a killer. I like it!
4. mod. extraordinary; great. What a killer jacket you’re wearing!

killer weed

1. n. very potent marijuana. (Drugs.) Wow, this stuff is killer weed!
2. n. phencyclidine (PCP), an animal tranquilizer. (Drugs.) Killer weed seems to be a favorite around here just now.
See also: killer, weed


n. an excellent thing or person. She is just a real killer-diller.


n. a man who is very successful with women. Bruno is anything but a lady killer.
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When the sergeant started to look in the trunk of the stopped vehicle for additional drugs without waiting for available backup, the killer removed the sergeant's weapon from his holster and killed him.
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But little of this matters, because Dexter remains such a compelling enigma, and he's as engaged as viewers will be by the season's mystery when the hooker killer actively engages him personally.
Trevor spent a 16-year career with the Bedfordshire police and when he retired decided to open up a cold case investigation into the notorious serial killer, Jack the Ripper.
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Spare us the Versace killer movies and the Leopold and Loeb spin-offs for another day, when we're not so oppressed.
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His killers, it turned out, were rich, smart, and smug, and they had done the deed coolly for kicks.