Definition of “slasher movie” - English Dictionary

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“slasher movie” in British English

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slasher movienoun [ C ]

uk /ˈslæʃ.ə ˌmuː.vi/ us /ˈslæʃ.ɚ ˌmuː.vi/ mainly US informal

a film in which people, especially young women, are killed very violently with knives

(Definition of “slasher movie” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)