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destroyer

noun de·stroy·er \di-ˈstri(-ə)r, dē-\

: a small and fast military ship that protects bigger ships

: something that causes the destruction of something

Full Definition of DESTROYER

1
:  one that destroys
2
:  a small fast warship used especially to support larger vessels and usually armed with guns, depth charges, torpedoes, and often guided missiles

Examples of DESTROYER

  1. The pamphlet describes alcohol as a destroyer of families.

First Known Use of DESTROYER

14th century

Rhymes with DESTROYER

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