grim reaper
noun Usage: often capitalized G&R Date: circa 1927 death especially when personified as a man or skeleton with a scythe

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  • Grim Reaper — N SING: the N The Grim Reaper is an imaginary character who represents death. He looks like a skeleton, wears a long, black cloak with a hood, and carries a scythe …   English dictionary

  • grim reaper — See The Grim Reaper …   English idioms

  • Grim Reaper — Grim Reap|er, the a name given to Death in stories and literature. He is shown in pictures as a human ↑skeleton in long black clothes that also cover his head, carrying a large ↑scythe (=a tool for cutting crops) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • Grim Reaper — noun /ˈɡrɪm ˈriːpə,ˈɡrɪm ˈriːpɚ/ A personification of Death as an old man, or a skeleton, carrying a scythe, taking souls to the afterlife Syn: death, reaper …   Wiktionary

  • grim reaper — /grɪm ˈripə/ (say grim reepuh) noun (also upper case) the, death or the agent of death personified as an old man or a cloaked skeleton holding a scythe …   Australian English dictionary

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