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Definition of "hit man" []

  • Slang A man hired by a crime syndicate as a professional killer. (noun)
  • Slang A hatchet man. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hit man" in a sentence
  • "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy, a larger-than-life professional hit man who bloodies people and breaks bones."
  • "Then the hit man took another bow, like he had after he shot down Jiang An-Lo."
  • ""Danny, I moved to Rubistan because Kent hired a hit man to kill me.""