Definition of slaying in English:

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slaying

Pronunciation: /ˈslāiNG/

noun

archaic, literary
1The killing of a person or animal: the slaying of a dragon
1.1chiefly North American The murder of someone (used chiefly in journalism): a gangland slaying
More example sentences
  • An estranged family member has now been charged with the slayings.
  • Neighbors said they knew little about the man suspected in the slayings.
  • Killen's name has been associated with the 1964 slayings from the outset.

Words that rhyme with slaying

saying
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