giant-killer


giant-killer
Разговорное выражение: Гроза Авторитетов (заведомый середнячок, способный обыгрывать сильные команды)

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • giant-killer — giant killers also giant killer N COUNT A giant killer is a sportsman, sportswoman, or team that unexpectedly beats a much stronger opponent. [mainly BRIT, JOURNALISM] Giant killers Yeovil became the most successful non league club in history… …   English dictionary

  • giant-killer — ► NOUN ▪ a person or team that defeats a seemingly much more powerful opponent. DERIVATIVES giant killing noun …   English terms dictionary

  • giant killer — giant .killer n BrE a person, sports team etc that defeats a much stronger opponent …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • giant killer — giant ,killer noun count BRITISH MAINLY JOURNALISM someone who defeats a much more powerful, skillful, or famous opponent in sports …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • giant-killer — giˈant killer noun Someone who defeats a far superior opponent • • • Main Entry: ↑giant * * * ˈgiant killer f19 [giant killer giant killers] noun ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • giant killer — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms giant killer : singular giant killer plural giant killers British mainly journalism 1) someone who defeats a much more powerful, skilful, or famous opponent in a sport 2) someone who damages the reputation of a …   English dictionary

  • giant-killer — /ˈdʒaɪənt kɪlə/ (say juyuhnt kiluh) noun someone who defeats an adversary of apparently much greater resource, strength, skill, etc., as in business, sport, a legal challenge, etc. Also, giant killer, giant slayer. –giant killing, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • giant killer — see giant killer …   English dictionary

  • giant-killer — noun Someone or something, especially a sports team, that defeats a larger and superior opponent. See Also: giant killing …   Wiktionary

  • giant-killer — noun a person or team that defeats a seemingly much more powerful opponent. Derivatives giant killing noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • giant killer — n. person or team that that defeats a stronger opponent …   English contemporary dictionary

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