murderous definition

  • adjective:
    • effective at, bad of, or intending murder: a small grouping of murderous thugs.
    • Characteristic of or giving rise to murder or bloodshed: murderous mistrust.
    • Informal effective at damaging or intimidating: a murderous exam.
    • Intending, or more likely to commit murder; bloodthirsty or homicidal.
    • Very difficult.
    • Of or related to murder; described as, or causing, murder or bloodshed; getting the purpose or top-notch murder; bloody; sanguinary
    • feature of or effective at or having a tendency toward killing another individual
  • others:
    • associated with the nature of murder; related to or associated with murder: as, a murderous work.
    • Guilty of murder; delighting in murder.
    • described as murder or bloody cruelty.
    • Very brutal, cruel, or destructive.

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