Meaning of “could murder sth” in the English Dictionary

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could murder sth

UK informal

If you say you could murder a type of food or drink, it means you would like very much to have it now:

I could murder a cup of tea!

(Definition of “could murder sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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