kill (someone) with kindness


: to cause discomfort to someone by treating him or her in a way that is extremely kind or helpful
Instead of returning the insult, you might try killing her with kindness.

Dictionary Entries Near kill (someone) with kindness

kill out

kill (someone) with kindness

kill (the) time

Cite this Entry

“Kill (someone) with kindness.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!