Definitions

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  • noun A murderer
  • noun An animal that kills humans.
  • noun Someone who habitually seduces men.

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Examples

  • My heart leapt at beholding this mighty figure of a man-killer and slave-driver, it is true, but who sprang first into the teeth of danger so that his slaves might follow, and who emerged with a half-drowned slave in either hand.

    CHAPTER XXX

  • Wasn't part of the reason why Yorick survived the man-killer virus because something about Ampersand's immune system helped him fight it off?

    Yorick and Ampersand Suffer From Separation Sickness in Y: The Last Man Movie? | /Film

  • Maybe some of those whistling shrieks were in support of what three kids—a red-haired beauty of a sun-freckled girl, a wild hazel-eyed man-killer, and a moody and battered boy who had no right trying to be a hero—were trying to do.

    Rot & Ruin

  • Denny said: Wasn†™ t part of the reason why Yorick survived the man-killer virus because something about Ampersand†™ s immune system helped him fight it off?

    Yorick and Ampersand Suffer From Separation Sickness in Y: The Last Man Movie? | /Film

  • In a dramatic but unrelated coincidence, her second lover died in 1900, garnering her the name of "man-killer" from her friends.

    Sense & Sensuality

  • In a dramatic but unrelated coincidence, her second lover died in 1900, garnering her the name of "man-killer" from her friends.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • No one really believed that Lillian Gish was actually a fragile victim, or that Theda Bara (anagram: Arab Death) was an exotic man-killer, or that Valentino was a sheikh, but Doug's fans seemed to assume that all those Lambs and Mollycoddles up on the screen were simply projections of the actor himself, a man whom every mother could be proud of, every girl trust herself to, and every kid idolize.

    The Silent Superstar

  • Yes, there's a bear in them thar woods -- a ferocious man-killer who will track Charles and Robert for days as they desperately attempt to make their way back to civilization.

    Sex And The Single Bear

  • M.J. (4 stars) MOVIES Eye of the Beholder An unforgettably bad thriller about an intelligence agent (Ewan McGregor) and a coldblooded man-killer (Ashley Judd), both of whom are half nuts and crying on the inside.

    Critical Moment

  • Bush is "an imbecile, ignorant, a tyrant and a man-killer," according to a diplomatic spokesman.

    08/24/2004

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