Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that exterminates, especially one whose occupation is the extermination of vermin.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which exterminates.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who, or that which, exterminates.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Someone or something that exterminates.
  • noun Specifically, a person whose job it is to kill insects and other pests in a building.

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

  • noun someone who exterminates (especially someone whose occupation is the extermination of troublesome rodents and insects)

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Examples

  • Her husband wouldn't let her call an exterminator.

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  • Her husband wouldn't let her call an exterminator.

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  • The rat ran for its life, dog barely missed it and I called the exterminator who came that afternoon and got rid of it.

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  • Not sure how they got in, I called my exterminator and had my house checked.

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  • Not sure how they got in, I called my exterminator and had my house checked.

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  • You find some tiny crawling and airborne critters in your home, so you call the exterminator to get rid of them pronto.

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  • "When the termites are already eating your house, you call the exterminator," said Melih Abdulhayoglu.

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  • That’s what the landlord called them when I demanded he call an exterminator.

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  • That’s what the landlord called them when I demanded he call an exterminator.

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  • That’s what the landlord called them when I demanded he call an exterminator.

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