[ UK /dɪstɹˈɔ‍ɪɐ/ ]
[ US /dɪˈstɹɔɪɝ/ ]
  1. a person who destroys or ruins or lays waste to
    uprooters of gravestones
    a destroyer of the environment
    jealousy was his undoer
  2. a small fast lightly armored but heavily armed warship
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How To Use destroyer In A Sentence

  • On the evening of 24 May 1941, British lieutenant commander Malcolm Wanklyn, in command of the submarine Upholder, sighted an enemy troop convoy strongly escorted by destroyers off Sicily.
  • Shiva the destroyer is a necessary part of the trinity because, without destruction, there can be no recreation.
  • We believe he, either, is turning his Nelson's eye to the scientific reports, or, is plain oblivious of Peter Bergen's cogent and coherent articulation of the demerits of EITs as image destroyers for the US. Cheney wrong on interrogation inquiry facts, Obama official says
  • A cruiser and a destroyer, both badly hit, thus became the only survivors to escape. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445
  • The number of destroyers, frigates and submarines each in the Pakistan navy are approximately half that of India.
  • And Allah vouchsafed him children by her, and they both lived the gladdest and happiest of lives, till there came to them the Destroyer of delights and the Severer of societies and the The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • In fact, he was scheduled to go to work on a destroyer when he happened to attend a lecture by a “frogman” with Underwater MIKE MEEKS
  • At the start of World War II, he entered the Royal navy and served with distinction on mine sweepers, destroyers, and rocket launchers.
  • Royal Navy destroyer HMS Nottingham has been holed by rocks off Australia.
  • He could see a massive row of cruisers and destroyers, accompanied by a single battleship.
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