- 1murder somebody to kill someone deliberately and illegally He denies murdering his wife's lover. The murdered woman was well known in the area.
- 2murder something to spoil something because you do not do it very well synonym butcher Critics accused him of murdering the English language (= writing or speaking it very badly).
- 3 murder somebody (informal) to defeat someone completely, especially in a team sport synonym thrash Idioms
NAmE//ˈmərdər//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they murder
he / she / it murders
past simple murdered
-ing form murdering
used to warn someone that another person will be very angry with them
somebody will murder you(informal)jump to other results