Definition of painkiller in English:

painkiller

Line breaks: pain|kill¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈpeɪnkɪlə
 
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noun

Derivatives

painkilling

adjective
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  • An infusion of painkilling medicine may be given into a vein (via a ‘drip’).
  • There are many other alternative painkilling and anti-inflammatory medicines available.
  • The anaesthetist will also use strong painkilling drugs to control pain during and after surgery.

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