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Meaning of MURDERER

Pronunciation:  'murdurur

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\Mur"der*er\, n.
1. One guilty of murder; a person who, in possession of his
   reason, unlawfully kills a human being with premeditated

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

Thesaurus Terms
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