slay

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
slay

Third-person singular
slays

Past tense
slayed

Past participle
slayed

Present participle
slaying

Plain form
slay

Third-person singular
slays

Past tense
slew

Past participle
slain

Present participle
slaying

  1. If you slay someone, you kill them in a violent way.
    Our foes must all be slain.
  2. (slang) If you slay someone, you impress or amuse them greatly.