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People who kill - thesaurus

Synonyms

killer

noun

someone who kills another person

murderer

noun

someone who commits murder

assassin

noun

someone who kills a famous or important person, especially for political reasons, or someone who is paid to kill a particular person

death squad

noun

a group of people who illegally kill other people, especially their political opponents

lynch mob

noun

a group of people who lynch someone who has not been proved guilty of any crime

hit squad

noun

a group of trained people who are sent to kill someone

butcher

noun

someone who has killed someone, often a lot of people, in a cruel and violent way

serial killer

noun

someone who kills several people one after the other, often in the same way

hit man

noun

someone who is paid to kill people

hired gun

noun

someone who is paid to kill someone

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cutthroat

noun

an old word for a criminal who is violent or who has committed murder

felon

noun

mainly American someone who has committed a serious crime such as murder or robbery

fratricide

noun

formal a person who kills their own brother

murderess

noun

old-fashioned a woman who commits murder

parricide

noun

someone who commits parricide

regicide

noun

someone who kills a king

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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