killer instinct

noun

Definition of killer instinct

  1. :  an aggressive tenacious urge for domination in a struggle to attain a set goal

Examples of killer instinct in a sentence

  1. Her killer instincts have helped her become one of the top tennis players in the world.

1931

First Known Use of killer instinct

1931


KILLER INSTINCT Defined for English Language Learners

killer instinct

noun

Definition of killer instinct for English Language Learners

  • : a very strong desire to succeed or win


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