from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Murder; homicide.
- n. A kill; a quarry.
- n. A sudden large profit: made a killing on the stock market.
- adj. Intended or apt to kill; fatal.
- adj. Thoroughly exhausting: a killing pace.
- adj. Informal Hilarious.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of kill.
- adj. That literally deprives of life; lethal, deadly, fatal.
- adj. Devastatingly attractive.
- adj. That makes one ‘die’ with laughter; very funny.
- n. an instance of someone being killed
- n. A large amount of money.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Literally, that kills; having power to kill; fatal; in a colloquial sense, conquering; captivating; irresistible.
- n. The act or process of causing a living organism to die.
- n. An unusually large gain in a financial or business transaction or enterprise.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of slaying or depriving of life.
- Depriving of life; deadly; doing execution.
- Overpowering; irresistible: generally in the sense of fascinating, bewitching, charming, so as to attract and compel admiration: as, killing coquetries.
- So terrible or frightful as almost to kill one; exceedingly severe; exhausting; wearing.
- n. In the manufacture of steel, the practice of stopping or preventing the evolution of gas in the steel. Steel is most commonly killed with silicon or aluminium.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of terminating a life
- adj. very funny
- n. a very large profit
- n. an event that causes someone to die
From kill + -ing. (Wiktionary)