Associations to the word «Slayer»


SLAYER, noun. One who slays; a killer; a murderer; a destroyer of life.
SLAYER RULE, noun. (legal) A legal doctrine that prevents a murderer from realizing any inheritance from their victim, in effect in most jurisdictions.
SLAYER RULES, noun. Plural of slayer rule
SLAYER STATUTE, noun. (legal) A statute that prohibits inheritance by a person who murders someone from whom he or she stands to inherit.
SLAYER STATUTES, noun. Plural of slayer statute

Dictionary definition

SLAYER, noun. Someone who causes the death of a person or animal.

Wise words

Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
Oliver Wendell Holmes