Definition of destroyer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    destroyer

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//dɪˈstrɔɪə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈstrɔɪər//
     
    Types of boats and ships
     
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  1. 1 a small fast ship used in war, for example to protect larger ships See related entries: Types of boats and ships
  2. 2a person or thing that destroys Sugar is the destroyer of healthy teeth.
  3. Word Familydestroy verbdestroyer noundestruction noundestructive adjectiveindestructible adjective
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: destroyer