Examples of destroyer in a Sentence
The pamphlet describes alcohol as a destroyer of families.
Recent Examples of destroyer from the Web
There are believed to be three other destroyers and two submarines in the Mediterranean, as well, the Times reports.
And there’s the money shot again: The Millennium Falcon up against a giant imperial star destroyer coming out of a space cloud.
Officials had planned for a submarine and a destroyer to be part of the event, but the Navy had to reassign them.
Argentina’s Navy releases another video reportedly shot from the destroyer ARA Sarandí that shows the poor weather conditions during the search and rescue operations of the submarine ARA San Juan.
The rest include the carrier Liaoning, visiting from the Northern Theater Navy, and her escorts, which probably include at least two destroyers, a replenishment ship, and possibly a submarine.
The firm and its president have since become notorious as a destroyer of newspapers.
Jared Burks, 24, who was stationed on the missile destroyer USS Mustin in the Navy, was the first veteran to complete devCodeCamp last fall.
The military forces behind Operation MO included an armada of destroyers, cruisers, aircraft carriers and submarines.
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First Known Use of destroyer
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
DESTROYER Defined for Kids
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