Definition of Exterminator

1. Noun. Someone who exterminates (especially someone whose occupation is the extermination of troublesome rodents and insects).

Exact synonyms: Eradicator, Terminator
Generic synonyms: Killer, Slayer
Derivative terms: Eradicate, Exterminate



Definition of Exterminator

1. n. One who, or that which, exterminates.

Definition of Exterminator

1. Noun. Someone or something that exterminates. ¹

2. Noun. Specifically, a person whose job it is to kill insects and other pests in a building. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Exterminator

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exterminator

exteriour
exteriourly
exteriours
exterminable
exterminate
exterminated
exterminates
exterminating
extermination
extermination camp
extermination camps
exterminationism
exterminationist
exterminationists
exterminations
exterminator (current term)
exterminators
exterminatory
exterminatress
exterminatrix
extermine
extermined
extermines
extermining
extern
external
external-combustion engine
external absorption
external acoustic foramen
external acoustic meatus

Literary usage of Exterminator

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1. The History of Modern Europe: With an Account of the Decline and Fall of the by William Russell (1802)
"The Spaniards suffered so much from his fury, that he acquired the name of the exterminator'1. Michael de Baso and Francis ..."

2. Lives and Voyages of Drake, Cavendish, and Dampier: Including an by Christian Isobel Johnstone (1839)
"... the exterminator—First Expedition of Morgan—Pillage of Puerto del Principe—Storming of Pono Bello— Heroism of the Spanish Governor—Capture of ..."

3. Two Years in the Jungle: The Experiences of a Hunter and Naturalist in India by William Temple Hornaday (1885)
"Civilization an exterminator of Savage Races—Stability of the Dyaks.—The Survival of the Fittest. ..."

4. Annual Record of Science and Industry for 1871-78 by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1875)
"... AND CRICKET exterminator. An approved remedy for the undue presence of these insects is prepared by mixing two parts, by weight, of fine flour with four ..."

5. History of the Buccaneers of America by James Burney (1891)
"... and that he there pursued his vengeance with so much ardour as to acquire the surname of the " exterminator". One buccaneer of some note was a native of ..."

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