Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who slays; a killer; a murderer; a destroyer of life.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who slays; a killer; a murderer; a destroyer of life.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who slays; a killer; a murderer; an assassin; a destroyer of life.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who causes the death of a person or animal

Etymologies

From slay +‎ -er. (Wiktionary)

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  • In every generation, there is a Chosen One. She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons, and the forces of darkness. She is the Slayer. - Opening to Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    December 18, 2007