killer bee

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n killer bee a strain of bees that originated in Brazil in the 1950s as a cross between an aggressive African bee and a honeybee; retains most of the traits of the African bee; now spread as far north as Texas
    • n killer bee an investment banker who devises strategies to make a target company less attractive for takeover
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Quotations

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    “Tell me doctor, with all of your defenses, are there any provisions for an attack by killer bees?”

Usage

In literature:

The bee is capable of withstanding its adversary; it can, with a thrust of its envenomed needle, kill the would-be killer.
"Social Life in the Insect World" by J. H. Fabre
The Robber Flies, or bee-killers, are the hawks of the insect world, preying upon their victims on the wing.
"Great Hike" by Alan Douglas
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In news:

Killer Bees Break Open A Victory Over Bucks.
A spectacular shorthanded goal by the Killer Bees jump started the team to a big home win over rival Laredo, their 6th win in 9 games.
0New Killer Bees goalie prospect Brad Phillips is a Golden Domer by way of his uncle.
RICHARDSON – On Friday, crews removed what was believed to be a hive of so-called 'killer bees'.
In the 500th regular season game in franchise history, the Colorado Eagles defeated the Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees, 5-4.
The so called killer bees are now just a few miles away from moving into Kansas.
Killer Bees could have new life with younger hockey team.
0As the Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees prepare for a mass exit, a new hockey league is in the works.
Killer Bees Upping The Intensity In Practice .
Killer Bees Upping The Intensity In Practice.
Killer Bees Bust Into County Playoffs.
Killer Bees Rolled By Thunder.
The top team in the Berry Conference of the CHL came calling, and the Killer Bees were no match for the Thunder in Hidalgo.
Murray 's 36 Saves Help Killer Bees Snap Streak.
John Murray made 36 saves and the Killer Bees snapped their three-game losing streak with a win over Allen on Saturday night.
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