from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Capable of, guilty of, or intending murder: a group of murderous thugs.
- adj. Characteristic of or giving rise to murder or bloodshed: murderous mistrust.
- adj. Informal Capable of devastating or overwhelming: a murderous exam.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Intending, or likely to commit murder; bloodthirsty or homicidal.
- adj. Very difficult.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to murder; characterized by, or causing, murder or bloodshed; having the purpose or quality of murder; bloody; sanguinary
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of the nature of murder; pertaining to or involved in murder: as, a murderous act.
- Guilty of murder; delighting in murder.
- Characterized by murder or bloody cruelty.
- Very brutal, cruel, or destructive.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. characteristic of or capable of or having a tendency toward killing another human being
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