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murderer

Line breaks: mur|der¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈməːd(ə)rə(r)
 
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Definition of murderer in English:

noun

A person who commits murder: convicted murderers
More example sentences
  • They're a charming trio, even if two are murderers and the other is an expert forger and financial trickster.
  • It is so easy to say that murderers should be hanged, but what if they have been framed, or the evidence isn't up to scratch.
  • Many of my fellow students thought that murderers should have the same done unto them as they had done to others, an eye for an eye.
Synonyms

Words that rhyme with murderer

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