destroyer destroyer  /dɪs ˈtrɔɪ ər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a small fast lightly armored but heavily armed warship
  2. (n) a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. From the bridge of the racing, rolling destroyer-minesweeper Hobson, the air craft carrier Wasp was simply a dark bulk 3,000 yards off to the left, against the mid-Atlantic night.
  2. Tank-destroyer men say that fighting tanks with tanks is like pitting bombers against each other.
  3. The destroyer did not try to outrace her pursuers; with a top speed of 33 knots, she could not have done so anyway.

News

  1. Yasiel Puig’s latest accomplishment? He’s the inspiration for a new band — Puig Destroyer

    After 10 MLB games, Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig has inspired a brawl, many nicknames and T-shirts, crazy merch sales, a fresh round of "small sample size" rants and now this — a new rock band called Puig Destroyer. … Continue reading ?
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Big League Stew via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Destroyer Bainbridge to deploy Friday from Norfolk

    NORFOLK The guided-missile destroyer Bainbridge will deploy Friday from Norfolk. The ship will head to Europe and Africa as part of the service’s anti-piracy mission, a Navy news release says.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Virginian-Pilot

  3. Iran Launches Rearmed Destroyer on Persian Gulf

    Iran says it rearms destroyer with modern missiles, launches it on the Persian Gulf        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ABC News

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Quotes

  1. And while some may think there are issues with higher precedence this election, I would like to remind them what Mother Teresa said: "The greatest destroyer of peace today is abortion because it is a war against the child - a direct killing of the...
    on Mar 13, 2007 By: Mother Teresa Source: MSU State News

  2. "This is a smart thing to do. We have to get beyond this point -- where we think that somehow being smart on energy is a job destroyer -- in fact it is a job creator," Obama said, after a roundtable with local business people.
    on Dec 15, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  3. "They announced plans to dredge their port back in early 2002, but they haven't got cracking with it," Mr Rann said. "We've actually finished ours - we started dredging Port Adelaide in 2005, just after we won the Air Warfare Destroyer...
    on Jan 29, 2008 By: Mike Rann Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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