Translation of "killer" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (DEATH) uk us /ˈkɪl.ər/ US  //

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。

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。

something that destroys something

This chemical is found in most weed killers. 大多数除草剂中含有这种化学物质。
killer uk us adjective [ before noun ]

a killer disease 致命的疾病
killer bees 杀人蜂

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