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killing

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of killing

  1. 1 causing or intended to cause laughter he's usually quiet, but occasionally unleashes some killing remark that cracks everyone up Synonyms of killing antic, chucklesome, comedic, comic, comical, droll, farcical, hilarious, humoristic, humorous, hysterical (also hysteric), funny, laughable, ludicrous, ridiculous, riotous, risible, screaming, sidesplitting, uproariousWords Related to killing amusing, diverting, entertaining; clownish, knockabout, slapstick, slapsticky, zany; facetious, flip, flippant, pert, smart, smart-aleck, smart-alecky, snickery; jocular, playful, waggish; campy, jokey (also joky); priceless, rich, whimsical, witty, wry; blithesome, gleeful, jocose, jocund, jolly, jovial, laughing, mad, merry, mirthfulNear Antonyms of killing earnest, grave, no-nonsense, sedate, serious, severe, sober, sobersided, solemn, somber (or sombre), staid, unsmiling, weighty; affecting, moving, poignant, touching, tragic (also tragical); lachrymose, mournful, sad, sorrowful, tearful, woefulAntonyms of killing humorless, lame, unamusing, uncomic, unfunny, unhumorous, unhysterical

  2. 2 requiring much time, effort, or careful attention a killing schedule that requires the touring company to play in a different city every night Synonyms of killing arduous, burdensome, challenging, exacting, grueling (or gruelling), demanding, laborious, onerous, persnickety, taxing, toilsomeWords Related to killing difficult, formidable, hard, herculean, rough, rugged, stiff, strenuous, testing, tough; oppressive, trying; rigid, rigorous, severe, stern, strict, stringentNear Antonyms of killing easy, effortless, facile, simple, smoothAntonyms of killing light, nondemanding, unchallenging, undemanding



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