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slasher movie

noun [C] uk   mainly US informal us  
a film in which people, especially young women, are killed very violently with knives
Translations of “slasher movie”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指年輕女性遭殘殺的)血腥恐怖片…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指年轻女性遭残杀的)血腥恐怖片…
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