Examples of assassin in a Sentence
John Wilkes Booth was the assassin of Abraham Lincoln.
shot down by an unknown assassin
Recent Examples of assassin from the Web
With Draymond Green screaming in his ear and the Cavs essentially vanquished, KD wore the face of a silent assassin.
The premiere picks up from last fall’s cliff-hanger, in which Swagger was taken hostage by the infamous assassin Solotov (Josh Stewart).
Another problem: a female assassin is in the offing.
What if he had then avoided all his other would-be assassins and lived to old age well into the 21st century?
Under the watchful eye of Fox (Angelina Jolie), Wesley becomes a super-assassin, obsessed with hunting down a former Fraternity member who killed his father.
The masses are kept docile by an endless stream of game shows, but none is more famous than The Running Man, which pits convicted criminals against seasoned assassins, with a pardon waiting if the victims survive.
Description: Sandra Oh plays a bored MI5 desk jockey who stumbles into investigating a brilliant, soulless assassin (Jodie Comer).
Killing Eve doesn’t revel in the gore of its assassin’s exploits like other shows that exalt their murderous protagonists.
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ASSASSIN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of assassin for English Language Learners
: a person who kills someone (such as a famous or important person) usually for political reasons or for money : a person who assassinates someone
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