Simple Definition of manslaughter
law : the crime of killing a person without intending to do so
Full Definition of manslaughter
: the unlawful killing of a human being without express or implied malice
Examples of manslaughter
She was convicted of manslaughter for driving while drunk and killing three people.
First Known Use of manslaughter
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MANSLAUGHTER Defined for Kids
Definition of manslaughter
: the unintentional but unlawful killing of a person
Medical Definition of manslaughter
: the slaying of a human being; specifically : the unlawful killing of a human being without express or implied malice
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