Killer

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Borrowed from English killer; analyzable as killen +‎ -er.

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Killer m (genitive Killers, plural Killer, female Killerin)

  1. (informal) A killer, murderer (male or of unspecified sex) (usually either a paid killer, contract killer, gunman, hitman or a serial killer, often in proper nouns, e.g., in tabloids).
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Etymology 2[edit]

Short for Tintenkiller (ink eradicator, literally ink killer).

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Killer m (genitive Killers, plural Killer)

  1. (colloquial) an ink eradicator, ink eraser
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