if you are searching for a compound word, note that it might appear in any of three ways, reflecting varied editorial practice: spaced ('house keeper'), solid ('housekeeper'), or hyphenated ('house-keeper')
or use Advanced Search

Search results

Search phrase: killer

Glossary

 8 result(s).
banemurderer, killer, destroyer
boy-quellerchild killer
Cain[pron: kayn] in the Bible, son of Adam and Eve, killer of his brother Abel
homicidekiller of men, murderer, slayer
man-quellerman-killer
quellerdestroyer, killer
Theseus[pron: 'theesius] legendary king of Athens; killer of the Minotaur; he conquered the Amazons and married their queen, Hippolyta
woman-quellerwoman-killer

Thesaurus

 8 result(s).
child killerboy-queller
killerqueller
killerbane
killer of childrenboy-queller
killer of menhomicide
man-killerman-queller
men, killer ofhomicide
woman-killerwoman-queller

Words Families

 1 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
KILLPEOPLEkiller n
SHAKESPEARE'S WORDS © 2020 DAVID CRYSTAL & BEN CRYSTAL