Translation of "killing" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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killingnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɪl.ɪŋ/ us /ˈkɪl.ɪŋ/

B1 an occasion when a person is murdered

谋杀
a series of brutal killings 一系列残忍的谋杀

More examples

  • He was convicted of her killing.
  • They are accused of terrible killings.
  • Police are investigating the killings.
  • The community is stunned by the killing.
  • These brutal killings must be avenged.

Idiom(s)

killingadjective

uk /ˈkɪl.ɪŋ/ us /ˈkɪl.ɪŋ/

killing adjective (EFFORT)

informal making you feel extremely tired

令人筋疲力尽的
We had to do some killing stomach exercises last night. 昨晚我们不得不做一些极为累人的腹部运动。

killing adjective (FUNNY)

old-fashioned extremely funny

极其滑稽可笑的
She told us a killing story about her wedding day. 她向我们讲述了一件关于她考驾照的极滑稽的事。

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