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hangman

Pronunciation: /ˈhæŋmən/

Translation of hangman in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -men /-mən/)

  • 1.1 countable/numerable [Law/Derecho] verdugo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Well Diane, finally, how do you think that history will judge these people who were the hangmen?
    • Mallick comes from a family of professional hangmen - his father, D. Mallick, had hanged nearly 500 people.
    • If your community needs judges, jailers, or even hangmen, and you are qualified, he declares, sign up!
    1.2 [Games/Juegos] (no plural/sin plural) ahorcado (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The games include crosswords, hangman and cryptogram.
    • Use washable window markers to make colorful creations that even passers-by can enjoy, or to play endless, paper-free games like tic-tac-toe and hangman.
    • Arresting young children for a crayon drawing, not unlike the games of hangman we once all played, is the ultimate meaning and logic of Zero Tolerance.

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