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killer

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of killer

  1. 1 likely to cause or capable of causing death <killer viruses that claimed millions of lives> Synonyms baleful, deathly, fatal, fell, deadly, lethal, mortal, murderous, pestilent, terminal, vitalRelated Words baneful, deleterious, destructive, harmful, injurious, noxious, pernicious, truculent; infectious, infective, pestilential, poisonous, sublethal, toxic, virulent; dangerous, grave, grievous, hazardous, jeopardizing, menacing, parlous, perilous, risky, serious, threatening, ugly, unhealthy, unsound; bloody, internecine, sanguinary, sanguineNear Antonyms beneficial, restorative, salubrious, salutary; alleviative, corrective, curative, remedial, tonic; advantageous, beneficial, useful; nonpoisonous, nontoxic, safeAntonyms healthful, healthy, nonfatal, nonlethal, wholesome

  2. 2 requiring considerable physical or mental effort <a killer exercise program guaranteed to whip you into shape> Synonyms arduous, Augean, backbreaking, challenging, demanding, difficult, effortful, exacting, formidable, grueling (or gruelling), heavy, hellacious, herculean, hard, laborious, moiling, murderous, pick-and-shovel, rigorous, rough, rugged, severe, stiff, strenuous, sweaty, tall, testing, toilsome, tough, uphillRelated Words abstract, abstruse, complex, complicated, elusive, hairy, insoluble, intricate, involved, knotty, opaque, problematic (also problematical), recondite, serious, spiny, stubborn, thorny, ticklish, tricky; bruising, burdensome, exhausting, labored, onerous, oppressive, stressful, taxing, tight, trying; annoying, bothersome, distressing, irksome, troublesome, vexatious; grievous, grim, strict, stringent; brutal, cruel, inhuman, painfulNear Antonyms achievable, clear, doable, elementary, manageable, uncomplicated; comforting, gentle, painless, relaxed, smooth, soothing; accessible, friendly, idiotproof, user-friendlyAntonyms cheap, easy, effortless, facile, light, mindless, simple, soft, undemanding




killer

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of killer

  1. 1 a dull, unpleasant, or difficult piece of work <weeding out that overgrown garden is going to be a killer> Synonyms bear, beast, headache, job, chore, laborRelated Words drudgery, grind, heavy lifting, lucubration; effort, strain, sweat; burden, load, weight; bother, nuisance, troubleNear Antonyms breeze, child's play, cinch, duck soup, kid stuff, setup, snap

  2. 2 a person who kills another person <gunned down by hired killers> Synonyms cutthroat, homicide, assassin, manslayer, murdererRelated Words bravo, hit man, torpedo, triggerman; butcher, executioner, massacrer, slaughterer, slayer; murderess




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