HyperDic: destroyer

English > 2 senses of the word destroyer:
NOUNartifactdestroyer, guided missile destroyera small fast lightly armored but heavily armed warship
person destroyer, ruiner, undoer, waster, uprootera person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to
destroyer > pronunciation
Soundsdihstroy'er
Rhymesemployer ... sawyer: 5 rhymes with oyer...
English > destroyer: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA small fast lightly armored but heavily armed warship.
Synonymguided missile destroyer
InstancesUSS ColeA United States destroyer
Narrowertin caninformal term for a destroyer
torpedo-boat destroyersmall destroyer that was the forerunner of modern destroyers
Broaderwarship, war vessel, combat shipA government ship that is available for waging war
Spanishdestructor, destruidor
Catalandestructor
Verbsdestroydestroy completely
destroydo away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
English > destroyer: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to.
Example"a destroyer of the environment"
Synonymsruiner, undoer, waster, uprooter
NarrowerannihilatorA total destroyer
iconoclast, image breakerA destroyer of images used in religious worship
saboteur, wrecker, diversionistsomeone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks / wrecks
vandalsomeone who willfully destroys or defaces property
Broaderbad personA person who does harm to others
Spanishdestructor, destruidor, ruiner
Catalandestructor
Verbsdestroydestroy completely
destroydo away with, cause the destruction or undoing of

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