destroyer

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English[edit]

USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG-81), a US Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyer

Etymology[edit]

destroy +‎ -er

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destroyer (plural destroyers)

  1. That which destroys something.
  2. (military) A small, fast warship with light armament, smaller than a cruiser, but bigger than a frigate.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English destroyer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɛs.tʁɔ.jœʁ/, /dɛs.tʁwa.je/
  • (file)

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destroyer m (plural destroyers)

  1. (France, military) destroyer (warship)

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English destroyer.

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  • Hyphenation: des‧tro‧yer

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destroyer (definite accusative destroyeri, plural destroyerler)

  1. destroyer

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