Translation of "killer" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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killernoun

uk /ˈkɪl.ər/ us /ˈkɪl.ɚ/

killer noun (DEATH)

B1 [ C ] someone who kills another person

杀人者,凶手
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

致命的东西;(尤指)致命疾病
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

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

More examples

  • Through a process of deduction , the detectives discovered the identity of the killer.
  • The police have widened their dragnet in their search for the killer.
  • Police are still hoping to find the dead woman's killer.
  • She determined to avenge herself on the killer.
  • The police have warned the public that the killer could strike again.

killer noun (EFFORT)

[ S ] informal something that is very difficult

极困难的事
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

令人着迷的人(或故事);技能出色的人(或表演)
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)