Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Relating to matricide, the killing of a mother.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to matricide.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to matricide, or a person guilty of matricide.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • What emerges is a picture of London that is like a mix of Peter Ackroyd and Edgar Allan Poe and that involves reported encounters with nocturnal litter-collectors on the underground as well as ghostly waifs and even a teenage, matricidal psychopath.

    My City – review | Michael Billington

  • •When it comes to strange and unexpected guests, it's hard to top Family Guy's matricidal baby Stewie, who pops up tonight in a clever repeat from Bones (Fox, 8 ET/PT).

    Critic's Corner Thursday

  • You are not only fratricidal, but matricidal, ecocidal and suicidal, dangerously in denial, certifiable, a maniacal, omnicidal menace not only to yourself and other animals, but all of the life on the planet.

    You Are What You Eat

  • For centuries, she has lived and acted upon her matricidal desires.

    Bohemian thoughts...

  • OpEdNews - Article: Yes, we're matricidal: Murdering Mother Earth one forest, one species and one atom at a time

    Yes, we're matricidal: Murdering Mother Earth one forest, one species and one atom at a time

  • Last night, I posted information on the "Hind of Hinds" – Hind al-Hunud, who battled Mohammed and the spread of his matricidal religion, Mohammedism a/k/a Islam.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • The signs are pointing toward the secluded new age research facility of Jason and Juliet Finch, who live with their troubled — and possibly matricidal — thirteen-year-old niece.

    The Trouble with Witches

  • My siblings were Eve, Bethany, and the matricidal Daniel.

    Sagittarius Whorl

  • In two of these books matricidal small boys play a prominent part, and in a third an adolescent very nearly stabs the sweet old lady next door with a carving knife.

    Truants

  • Victory in such a matricidal strife would be as fatal to the first-born of liberty as defeat.

    Cavour

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.