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Meaning of DESTROYER

Pronunciation:  di'stroyur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 

(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
 

 

 

 

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