What Does KDR Mean?

KDR means Kill-to-Death Ratio in an online gaming context.

Expressed in a format like 6:1 or 2:1, the "Kill-to-Death Ratio" highlights how many enemies, on average, a player kills before being killed. Many players focus heavily on their KDR, believing a true indicator of their skills. While the KDR is usually a useful metric to determine how good a player is, playing a game solely to attain a good KDR is usually done to the detriment of the team and achieving the game objective.

KDR is also seen as KR.

Summary of Key Points

"Kill-to-Death Ratio" is the most common definition for KDR on online gaming forums.
Definition:Kill-to-Death Ratio
Type:Abbreviation (Initialism)
3: Guessable
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers


Examples of KDR in Sentences

Here is an example of KDR being used in an online conversation:
  • Jack: I teamed up with a guy with an outstanding KDR, but he didn't take any risks at all.
  • Anton: He sounds like a boring player. It's easy to be obsessed with the KDR.

Example of KDR Used in a Text

Using KDR on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, or Snapchat)


See Also

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