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murderous
American English: /ˈmərd(ə)rəs/
British English: /ˈməːd(ə)rəs/

Translation of murderous in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1
    (instinct)
    asesino
    (individual)
    de instintos asesinos
    (plan)
    criminal
    there was a murderous glint in his eye
    su mirada tenía un brillo asesino
    she was in a murderous mood when she got back
    regresó de un humor de perros [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Still, the doctor is not convinced, but he does offer his story of a murderous ventriloquist whose dummy seemed more alive, and violent, than he was.
    • He was capable of murderous cruelty when angered.
    • As a high-ranking servant of a murderous despot, he lied often.
    Example sentences
    • Determined to avenge her, Marv pursues a violent, murderous course that takes him to the heart of the city's power structure, and seals his fate.
    • The boy and his accomplices failed in their murderous conspiracy.
    • If I ever snap and go on a murderous killing spree, it'll be because of this guy.
  • 2 (deadly, lethal)
    (onslaught)
    mortífero
    (roads)
    peligrosísimo
    Example sentences
    • After that the schedule turns murderous starting with back-to-back home games with New England and Philadelphia to complete the first half.
    • Expect the Sonics and Clippers to take a step back amid murderous January schedules.
    • The sun's rays were murderous; of course no one around me noticed, they were all so wrapped up in the game.
  • 3 (very taxing) the heat/climate is murderous
    el calor/clima es insufrible or infernal
    they asked me some murderous questions on cybernetics
    me tiraron a matar con unas preguntas sobre cibernética [colloquial]

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