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giant-killer

  
     ( giant-killers    plural  ) , giant killer   A giant-killer is a sportsman, sportswoman, or team that unexpectedly beats a much stronger opponent.  
  (mainly BRIT, JOURNALISM)      n-count  
Giant-killers Yeovil became the most successful non-league club in history with their 5-2 win at Torquay.     
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