Definition of slasher
: one that slashes; especially : a person who mutilates or kills with an edged blade a slasher film
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Tarantino offers up Death Proof, a slasher flick starring Kurt Russell as a muscle-car-driving murderer.
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Definition of slasher for English Language Learners
: someone who kills people with a knife or other sharp weapon
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