decapitated decapitated  /di ˈkæ pə ˌteɪ tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having had the head cut off

Usage(s):

  1. Police identified the victims as local drug dealers, saying five were decapitated while alive but that the rest had been dismembered after first being strangled or beaten to death.
  2. My wrist looked like the neck of a decapitated chicken.
  3. Two of the cars were flattened like tin cans; a brown Ford held the body of a man who had been decapitated when the roof was sheared off by the plane.

News

  1. Crews exhume body of girl found decapitated 30 years ago in St. Louis

    (KMOV) – The body of an unidentified girl found decapitated 30 years ago will be exhumed from the Washington Park Cemetery in Berkeley on Monday. Crews began exhuming the body of Jane Doe, also referred to as Hope, around 8 a.m. According to officials, Hope’s body was discovered by two men looking for piping in a vacant building on Clemens in February 1983. Officials said the girl was missing a ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KMOV St. Louis

  2. Body of Decapitated Girl in 30-Year-Old Case to be Exhumed

    (KTVI) – Thirty years ago, a young girl was found murdered and decapitated. On Monday, crews will exhume her body....
    on June 17, 2013     Source: FOX 2 News St. Louis

  3. Decapitated dog found in Fairfield

    A decapitated dog was found at Lake Kay in Fairfield on Wednesday morning, and officials are seeking information and trying to identify the animal.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Evening Sun

Quotes

  1. "It's tough to watch a massacre, especially when you're the one being decapitated," said Michael Finley, in his second season with the Spurs but already appreciative of Popovich's mercy. "It would've been long because he stops on every play....
    on May 27, 2007 By: Michael Finley Source: SportingNews.com

  2. "I knew he was decapitated before," Michael Berg said Tuesday. "That manner is preferable to a long and torturous death. But I didn't want it to become public."
    on May 11, 2004 By: Michael Berg Source: USA Today

  3. Liddy noted that "this game ...... originated with the South American Indians and instead of a ball, they used to use the head, the decapitated head, of an enemy warrior."
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: G Gordon Liddy Source: Media Matters for America

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