Examples of destroyer in a Sentence
The pamphlet describes alcohol as a destroyer of families.
Recent Examples of destroyer from the Web
In the early 1970s, Russell served offshore on a destroyer during the Vietnam War.
The task is much the same 6,932 miles east, where the destroyer Fitzgerald is being extensively repaired in Pascagoula, Mississippi.
Families of sailors killed aboard the USS McCain last year have filed legal claims against the owners of the oil tanker with which the U.S. Navy destroyer collided.
Galaxy’s Edge will cover about 14 acres in the park and will include two rides — one on the Millennium Falcon and the other on a star destroyer during a battle — plus a themed shop and restaurant.
To counter this armada, the U.S. had only Callaghan’s task force, with two heavy cruisers, three light cruisers and eight destroyers.
The destroyer was still unaware that the Nautilus was closing for the kill.
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He is accused of helping orchestrate an attack in 2000 on a U.S. Navy destroyer, the USS Cole, in the harbor of the Yemeni port of Aden, which killed 17 sailors, and an attack on a French oil tanker, the Limburg, in 2002.
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DESTROYER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of destroyer for English Language Learners
: a small and fast military ship that protects bigger ships
: something that causes the destruction of something
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