Definition of manslaughter in English:
The crime of killing a human being without malice aforethought, or in circumstances not amounting to murder: the defendant was convicted of manslaughter [count noun]: murders and manslaughters
More example sentences
- Whether an offender deserves to be convicted of murder or manslaughter is for the jury to determine.
- The Ministry of Defence should be charged with unlawful killing, manslaughter or murder.
- It is suggested that such a defendant should be regarded as being guilty of manslaughter and not murder.