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fit to kill

Definition of fit to kill

US informal

  1. :  in an impressive way that attracts attention <He was dressed fit to kill.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a division of a poem or song

  1. :  adapted to an end or design :  suitable by nature or by art

    :  adapted to the environment so as to be capable of surviving

    :  acceptable from a particular viewpoint (as of competence or morality) :  proper

  1. :  a sudden violent attack of a disease (as epilepsy) especially when marked by convulsions or unconsciousness :  paroxysm

    :  a sudden but transient attack of a physical disturbance

    :  a sudden burst or flurry (as of activity)

  1. :  to be suitable for or to :  harmonize with

    :  to be seemly or proper for

    :  to conform correctly to the shape or size of

  1. :  the fact, condition, or manner of fitting or being fitted: as

    :  the way clothing fits the wearer

    :  the degree of closeness between surfaces in an assembly of parts

  1. : dialect past and past participle of fight

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  1. :  to deprive of life :  cause the death of

    :  to slaughter (as a hog) for food

    :  to convert a food animal into (a kind of meat) by slaughtering

  1. :  an act or instance of killing

    :  a decisive act that conclusively secures something (as a deal or win)

    :  something killed: as

  1. :  channel, creek


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