slasher

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noun, often attributive slash·er \ˈsla-shər\

Definition of slasher

  1. :  one that slashes; especially :  a person who mutilates or kills with an edged blade a slasher film

1559

First Known Use of slasher

1559


SLASHER Defined for English Language Learners

slasher

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noun, often attributive slash·er \ˈsla-shər\

Definition of slasher for English Language Learners

  • : someone who kills people with a knife or other sharp weapon

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