- (rare) Reminiscent of Freddy Krueger, fictional killer in A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), who wears a razor glove.
1997, Walter de Gruyter & Co, Humor, volume 10:
- Most of the work of these comics — even when they are screaming or sneering in Kruegeresque tones — is only analogous to the explicit violence of the killing joke...
- 2000, Alain Silver, James Ursini, The horror film reader:
- Helen even utters a Freddy Kruegeresque one-liner...
- 2001, Frederick S Clarke, Cinefantastique, volumes 33-34:
- To be sure, SPRIGGAN, like AKIRA, is filled with slick blood and gore (the cackling Little Boy, with his Freddy Kruegeresque wire-cutter claw attachments...
2004, Jim Harper, Legacy of blood: a comprehensive guide to slasher movies:
- The driller killer's attempts at Kruegeresque one-liners fall pretty flat, although the cast are fairly funny as they run around desperately trying to look scared.