Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An assassin.
  • noun In canon law, one who hires another to kill a third person by surprise or secret assault.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An assassin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An assassin.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed

Etymologies

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assassinate +‎ -or

Examples

  • Papers detailing the plans to attack the World Trade Center were found in the room of the assassinator, Nosair remember Nose Hair?

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  • And that fired her sense of injustice, and so she became an anarchist at that time, and she was, as we ` ve already said, associated with Berkman (ph), the would-be assassinator of Henry Clay Frick (ph), and she was this sort of fire-eating orator and rhetorician who went around the country giving these speeches about how, you know, you should resist tyranny.

    Murdering McKinley: The Making of Theodore Roosevelt�s America

  • Gin you met this ganglin 'assassinator, wha'd be for maister?

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  • This notice was an advertisement disguised as news, and inserted through the "System's" professional character assassinator, whose head-quarters are in Boston, a person who will occupy a prominent part in the chapters of my story wherein I treat of the crimes of

    Frenzied Finance Vol. 1: The Crime of Amalgamated

  • With Clytemnestra the assassinator of Agamemnon, king of men; with Ravaillac, who slew the best king that France ever knew; with "him who fired Ephesian's dome;" with the murderers of our

    The Uniter and Liberator of America

  • TOP play a cold hearted assassinator look so badass already.

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  • We fished small arm spinnerbaits and Secret Weapon assassinator spinnerbaits that make noise.

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  • The Booths, anew Showtime series centering on actor / assassinator extraordinaire John Wilkes Booth and his thespian bros.

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  • "Mrs. Gettridge is a social assassinator belongs to a regular

    The Motormaniacs

  • "I'll murther that At-to-uck, be me sowl, and then I'll murther that haythen assassinator, an 'iverybody that gits in me way.

    The Lost Trail

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