destroyer definition

  • noun:
    • one which damages: a destroyer of household unity; a destroyer of your environment.
    • a tiny, quickly, extremely maneuverable warship armed with guns, torpedoes, level charges, and led missiles.
    • whatever kills some thing.
    • a little, fast warship with light armament, smaller compared to a cruiser, but larger than a frigate.
    • one that damages, damages, kills, or desolates.
    • a small quick warship utilized mainly as an escort to larger vessels and usually equipped with a mixture of 5-inch firearms, torpedos, depth costs, and missiles; previously exactly the same as the Torpedo-boat destroyer.
    • a person who or whatever destroys; a person who or that which kills, ruins, or tends to make desolate.
    • especially, a torpedo-boat destroyer. See torpedo-boat.
    • someone who ruins or ruins or lays waste to
    • a tiny fast gently armored but heavily armed warship

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