Definition of "painkillers" []

  • An analgesic drug or agent (noun)
  • Anything that relieves pain (noun)
  • Plural form of painkiller. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "painkillers" in a sentence
  • "Walgreen has introduced easier-to-open packages on its private-label painkillers and incontinence products, and expanded its vitamin aisles."
  • "Sex also increases oxytocin, known as the "cuddle hormone," which promotes bonding, reduces fear and stimulates endorphins, the body's natural painkillers, which is why sex can bring temporary relief from back pain, migraines and other body aches."
  • "Wormwood is an antiparasitic, and some of the herbs also contain painkillers."