Killing (noun)

  1. The act of causing the death of a person or animal.
  2. A large number of something that is destroyed or sold.


Late middle english: from the verb kill (see kill); the adjective dates from the late 18th century.


  1. The killing of the President was a shock to the nation.
  2. The police are investigating a killing in the area.
  3. The killing of the animals was necessary to control the population.
  4. The stock market saw a killing today.
  5. He made a killing in the real estate market.
Some random words: ministry, hundredth, garlicky