"baby-killer" meaning in All languages combined

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Noun [English]

Audio: En-au-baby-killer.ogg [Australia]
Etymology: The Vietnam War veteran usage stems from the My Lai massacre, in which several civilians, including infants, were massacred. Head templates: {{en-noun|head=baby-killer}} baby-killer (plural baby-killers) Forms: baby-killers [plural]
  1. (slang, derogatory) An abortionist [string "Module:Quotations"]:118: Please specify a language code in the first parameter. The value "all senses" is not valid. See Wiktionary:List of languages.. Tags: derogatory, slang
    Sense id: baby-killer-en-noun-3F8ryWpy
  2. (slang, derogatory) A pregnant woman who receives an abortion. Tags: derogatory, slang Categories (topical): Abortion
    Sense id: baby-killer-en-noun-vGLDHbLD Disambiguation of Abortion: 37 49 14
  3. (slang, derogatory, dated) A Vietnam War veteran. Tags: dated, derogatory, slang Categories (topical): People
    Sense id: baby-killer-en-noun-XsyKtmpm Disambiguation of People: 22 21 57
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Synonyms: babykiller, baby killer

Inflected forms

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