Definition of giant-killing in English:



See giant-killer

  • ‘Amateurs and professionals will be striving to gain this prestigious crown that unites the game's elite and grassroots players with giant-killing on everyone's mind.’
  • ‘The dream of giant-killing was quickly shattered.’
  • ‘With the Russian game on December 3, and with no expectations against the others, it could set them up for a spot of giant-killing.’
  • ‘Extra time brought tired half chances, cramp galore and an overwhelming sense of a giant-killing in progress.’
  • ‘The run to the quarter-finals included probably my biggest giant-killing as a player.’