A person who is paid to kill someone, especially for a criminal or political organization.
- I'll snap his neck if you don't tell me why you are trying to kill us by sending hit men after us.
- The indictment alleges that Blake attempted to hire several hit men to kill his wife, Bonny Bakley, and when that failed, killed her himself.
- Then he falsified an email, from an anonymous person, informing him that hit men killed his family.
assassin, killer, murderer, gunman, hired gun
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