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Meaning of DESTROYER

Pronunciation:  di'stroyur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a small fast lightly armored but heavily armed warship
  2. [n]  a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to; "a destroyer of the environment"; "jealousy was his undoer"; "uprooters of gravestones"

DESTROYER is a 9 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: guided missile destroyer, ruiner, undoer, uprooter, waster
 See Also: annihilator, bad person, combat ship, diversionist, iconoclast, image breaker, saboteur, tin can, torpedo-boat destroyer, vandal, war vessel, warship, wrecker



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \De*stroy"er\, n. [Cf. OF. destruior.]
    One who destroys, ruins, kills, or desolates.
  2. \De*stroy"er\, n.
    = {Torpedo-boat destroyer}.
Easton Bible Dictionary

(Ex. 12:23), the agent employed in the killing of the first-born; the destroying angel or messenger of God. (Comp. 2 Kings 19:35; 2 Sam. 24:15, 16; Ps. 78:49; Acts 12:23.)

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: animal, annihilator, anthropophagite, arsonist, bane, barbarian, battleship, battlewagon, beast, biblioclast, bomber, brute, burner, can, cannibal, capital ship, demolisher, despoiler, destruction, dynamitard, dynamiter, exterminator, hun, hyena, iconoclast, idol breaker, idoloclast, man-eater, nihilist, ruin, ruination, ruiner, savage, shark, syndicalist, terrorist, tiger, undoing, vandal, wild man, wrecker