Definitions

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  • n. A contract killer; usually paid by mafia.
  • n. goalscorer, someone who scores goals.

Etymologies

hit (“to murder”) +‎ -man (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Joe (Cage), a remorseless hitman, is in Bangkok to execute four enemies of a ruthless crime boss named Surat.

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  • I’m happy to learn something, but an op-ed piece from a republican hitman is not ‘evidence’, it’s ‘conjecture’.

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  • Each of the buddies reaches a breaking point with his boss and they collectively decide one drunken night that hiring a hitman is the only solution.

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  • You're left chasing shadows, because at no time is there a direct clue that a hitman is anywhere in the area.

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  • NANCY GRACE, HOST: Problem, ruh-roh, the hitman is a cop.

    CNN Transcript Dec 28, 2009

  • But what she doesn ` t plan on is the hitman is a cop.

    CNN Transcript Dec 28, 2009

  • MAYWEATHER said ... manny, ,come may 2nd, youll be uncrowned with ur head hanging down. .and pain and stress left to cofess that the hitman is the best, ,so let me get this simple and plain, ,after this fight you would never be the same ...

    East Side Boxing

  • No one was killed in the Manalapan drug case because the so-called hitman was a cooperating witness, authorities said.

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  • In the lead role of Joe the hitman was the very cool Pawalit Mongkolpisit, who reminded me of an Asian version of Johnny Depp, but without that swagger.

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  • ldquo;The film that I’ve had the most fun on was this movie called ‘Smokin’ Aces’ that Joe Carnahan directed – the guy that did ‘Narc’ and now he’s doing ‘The A-Team,’† Pine told MTV. “I played a neo-Nazi redneck hitman, which is about the farthest thing from me you can get.

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