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killing

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈkɪl.ɪŋ/
B1 an occasion when a person is murdered: a series of brutal killings
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killing

adjective uk   us   /ˈkɪl.ɪŋ/

killing adjective (EFFORT)

informal making you feel extremely tired: We had to do some killing stomach exercises last night.

killing adjective (FUNNY)

old-fashioned extremely funny: She told us a killing story about her wedding day.
Translations of “killing”
in Korean 죽임…
in Arabic قَتل…
in Portuguese assassinato…
in Catalan assassinat…
in Japanese 殺人…
in Italian uccisione, assassinio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 謀殺…
in Russian убийство…
in Turkish öldürme, cinayet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 谋杀…
in Polish zabójstwo, śmierć…
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