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One that slashes.
Characterized by gory violence: slasher movies.
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1. a person or thing that slashes
2. (Tools) Austral and NZ a wooden-handled cutting tool or tractor-drawn machine used for cutting scrub or undergrowth in the bush
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(ˈslæʃ ər)

1. one that slashes.
2. a person who criminally attacks others with a knife, razor, or the like.
3. a horror film depicting such a criminal and featuring gory special effects.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slasher - someone who slashes another person
aggressor, assailant, assaulter, attacker - someone who attacks
2.slasher - a weapon (a sword or dagger) used for slashing
weapon, weapon system, arm - any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon"
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