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Definition of "slay" []

  • To kill violently. (verb-transitive)
  • Slang To overwhelm, as with laughter or love: Those old jokes still slay me. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "slay" in a sentence
  • "December 28th, 2007 at 5: 30 pm baedo says: wow. santa’s slay is really … um … how shall i say … at a loss really …"
  • "B&N says it's bowing to customers 'demands that it carry O.J. Simpson's roman à slay, which is sad enough, but at least the retailer says it will sell the book without actively marketing it, so perhaps we should be grateful for that small concession to taste. settlement of the Turcotte family's lawsuit against Augusten Burroughs"
  • "In the meantime, Specialized have certainly proven that the Globe Roll is indeed the perfect bike with which to "slay" an overpriced food run."