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slasher

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noun, often attributive slash·er \ˈsla-shər\

Simple Definition of slasher

  • : someone who kills people with a knife or other sharp weapon

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of slasher

  1. :  one that slashes; especially :  a person who mutilates or kills with an edged blade <a slasher film>

1559

First Known Use of slasher

1559


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