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Meaning of MURDERER

Pronunciation:  'murdurur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)
 

MURDERER is a 8 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: liquidator, manslayer
 
 See Also: assassin, assassinator, bravo, butcher, criminal, crook, cutthroat, felon, fratricide, gun, gunman, gunslinger, hatchet man, hired gun, hit man, iceman, infanticide, Jack the Ripper, killer, malefactor, murderess, outlaw, parricide, ripper, serial killer, serial murderer, shooter, slayer, torpedo, triggerman

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mur"der*er\, n.
1. One guilty of murder; a person who, in possession of his
   reason, unlawfully kills a human being with premeditated
   malice.

2. A small cannon, formerly used for clearing a ship's decks
   of boarders; -- called also {murdering piece}. [Obs.]

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: apache, assassin, assassinator, bloodletter, bloodshedder, bravo, burker, butcher, button man, Cain, cannibal, cutthroat, desperado, eradicator, executioner, exterminator, garroter, gorilla, gun, gunman, gunsel, hatchet man, head-hunter, hit man, homicidal maniac, homicide, killer, liquidator, man-eater, man-killer, manslayer, massacrer, matador, pesticide, poison, poisoner, slaughterer, slayer, strangler, thug, torpedo, trigger man
 

 

 

 

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