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Definition of "murderer" []

  • One who commits murder. (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 "murderer" in a sentence
  • "Can you ever hope for salvation and the light of God's presence, while the cry of the souls of which you have been _the murderer_ -- yes, do not disguise it, the _murderer_, the cruel, willing, pitiless murderer -- is ringing upwards from the depths of hell? ""
  • "The newspaper had used the term murderer, and other terms McBride considered defamatory, in a series of columns questioning his appointment to the police chief post."
  • "Obama and Holder are fools to think that having a civilian court for this murderer is the correct direction."