matricide matricide

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who murders their mother
  2. (n) the murder of your mother

Usage(s):

  1. First suicide candidate was a convicted matricide, who indignantly refused President Pats's poison cup and was hanged.
  2. Perhaps we are meant to find Peola guilty of matricide.
  3. The circumstantial tale of a post-War German youth, on the dismal theme of incest and matricide; not pretty reading, but honestly written.

News

  • Brenna metaphorically discusses ‘Murdering the Mom’

    Share/BookmarkDon’t expect “Murdering the Mom,” Duff Brenna’s latest work, to be a criminal confession of matricide, although a browser at one of his book signings asked Brenna’s publisher if it was a death row confession. Quite the opposite. Nearly 15 years after his mother’s death, Brenna is writing his paean to her. The title derives [...]
    on July 11, 2013     Source: Idyllwild Town Crier

Quotes

  1. "It's to do with matricide," Astbury said, "and how our culture destroys women, and how society still isn't working for the woman. We haven't been in a place where women have been in charge for thousands of years. That's one of the underlying...
    on Jun 1, 2009 By: Ian Astbury Source: Billboard

  2. Feb. 2, 2007 | At the end of "Psycho," the authoritative shrink played by Simon Oakland tells us, "Matricide is probably the most unbearable crime of all."
    on Feb 1, 2007 By: Simon Oakland Source: Salon

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