Translation of "killer" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈkɪl.ər/ us /ˈkɪl.ɚ/

killer noun (DEATH)

B1 [ C ] someone who kills another person

Police are still hoping to find the dead woman's killer. 警方仍然希望找到杀害那名女性的凶手。

[ C ] something that kills people, especially a disease or other illness

Cancer and heart disease are the UK's biggest killers. 癌症和心脏病是英国头号致命疾病。

[ C ] something that destroys something

This chemical is found in most weedkillers. 大多数除草剂中含有这种化学物质。

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killer noun (EFFORT)

[ S ] informal something that is very difficult

The last question was a real killer. 最后一个问题的确很难。

killer noun (AMUSEMENT)

[ C ] US and Australian English informal a very entertaining or skilful person, story, or performance

Dizzy was a real killer on the trumpet. 迪齐是个非常出色的小号手。

(Translation of “killer” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)