exterminator exterminator  /ɪk ˈstɜr mə ˌneɪ tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who exterminates (especially someone whose occupation is the extermination of troublesome rodents and insects)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. They spent several months washing their kids' hair with Nix and olive oil and even hired an exterminator in a futile effort to rid their home of lice.
  2. You don't want a costume that screams: I used to be an exterminator.

News

  1. Clare: Finding a new home

    Gosh, it’s like a Hitchcock movie! Hundreds or thousands of bees in a buzzing clump on a tree nearby. Our first impulse can be to run, spray them with a hose, call an exterminator, or poke at them with a garden rake. But the truth is, if we leave them alone, they will probably move on in a day or two all by themselves without having stung anybody.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Norwood Bulletin

  2. LSU closer Chris Cotton -- another North Louisianian -- talks about the 'Duck Dynasty' connection this season: Video

    The Shreveport native can relate to Jase Robertson, and also knows about Benton-based 'Billy the Exterminator.'
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

  3. Batesville topples Exterminators

    Hopper Environmental Services pitching allowed just three earned runs, but eight Exterminator errors led to Batesville's Atlas Asphalt plating 13 unearned tallies during a 16-5 victory Wednesday on Twin Lakes Field during the first game of the 27th annual Brooks Robinson Twin Lakes Classic at Clysta Willett Park.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Baxter Bulletin

Quotes

  1. "When the termites are already eating your house, you call the exterminator," said Melih Abdulhayoglu. "But isn't it better to prevent them from infesting you beforehand? CIS is comprehensive security for your computer. Before malware starts...
    on Oct 28, 2008 By: Melih Abdulhayoglu Source: PR Web (press release)

  2. "Call an exterminator," Mayor Michael Bloomberg responded at a press conference today.
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: NBC New York

  3. "I'm kind of surprised that they're not showing The Exterminator," adds Lustig. "That one's kind of iconic. But then, I think it's odd that they lumped the Maniac Cop movies into the series. I never considered them to be vigilante movies. I...
    on Aug 20, 2008 By: William Lustig Source: New York Press-Follow The Leader Blog (blog)

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