murderer murderer  /ˈmɜrdərER0/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In three out of four cases, the murderer and victim know each other; in one out of four, they are related by blood or marriage.
  2. First, the murderer is likely to be a loner, isolated and unnoticed, with few if any friends.
  3. They promised to kill innocent Americans and praised the lunatic murderer Charles Manson.

News

  1. UPDATE: Convicted murderer suspected of shooting 4 in Madison

    Loading ... UPDATE: 4:13 p.m. Three of the four people shot in Madison this afternoon are in critcal condition at Nashville hospitals, police said. The man suspected of shooting them is a convicted murderer.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Ashland City Times

  2. Ala. police chief suspended for visiting murderer

    The Gadsden Civil Service Board has suspended Police Chief John Crane for visiting a convicted murderer in jail over the course of 3 years.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WSFA 12 Montgomery

  3. Suspected murderer to appear in court

    A suspected murderer is behind bars and awaiting his first court appearance Thursday afternoon.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KERO 23 Bakersfield

Quotes

  1. Miliband told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "Obviously the sight of a mass murderer getting a hero's welcome in Tripoli is deeply upsetting, deeply distressing, above all for the 270 families who grieve every day for the loss of their loved ones 21...
    on Aug 21, 2009 By: David Miliband Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. ...Randall Terry, a veteran anti-abortion activist who founded Operation Rescue and whose protests have often targeted Tiller, called the slain doctor "a mass murderer," adding: "He was an evil man _ his hands were covered with blood."
    on May 31, 2009 By: Randall Terry Source: Washington Post

  3. In November, Mills said she had been "treated worse than a murderer or a pedophile," despite years of work for land mine victims and animal welfare charities.
    on Mar 17, 2008 By: Heather Mills Source: Washington Post

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