Definition of killer instinct in English:

killer instinct

Line breaks: kill¦er in|stinct

noun

  • A ruthless determination to succeed or win: he had that hunger, that killer instinct he urged his players to find their killer instinct
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    • I don't have the killer instinct or that degree of ruthlessness which you need to succeed on your own.
    • He still has the killer instinct and no patience, but he does his fighting in boardrooms.
    • But a mature respect for the competition tempers the killer instinct.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody