Definition of murderous :
Of or pertaining to murder; characterized by, or causing, murder or bloodshed; having the purpose or quality of murder; bloody; sanguinary; as, the murderous king; murderous rapine; murderous intent; a murderous assault.
destroying (part of speech: verb)
- " Aye," said he, " 'tis indeed a fair land, master, and would be very well if these murderous Spaniards had left it alone. - "In the Days of Drake", J. S. Fletcher.
- But I am very sure that the king was ignorant of this; he would not tolerate such base and murderous tricks. - "Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot"", Chretien DeTroyes.
- You do not think, asked Phelps, that he had any murderous intention? - "Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes", Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.