Meaning of slay

slay

Pronunciation: (slā), [key]
— v., n. slew, slain, slay•ing,
—v.t.
  1. to kill by violence.
  2. to destroy; extinguish.
  3. sley.
  4. to impress strongly; overwhelm, esp. by humor: Your jokes slay me.
  5. to strike.
—v.i.
  1. to kill or murder.
—n.
  1. sley.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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