Definition of killer instinct
: an aggressive tenacious urge for domination in a struggle to attain a set goal
Examples of killer instinct in a sentence
Her killer instincts have helped her become one of the top tennis players in the world.
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KILLER INSTINCT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of killer instinct for English Language Learners
: a very strong desire to succeed or win
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