Examples of hatchet man in a Sentence
She doesn't criticize her opponent's character directly. She has her hatchet men in the media do it for her.
He was fired by his boss's hatchet man.
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Even so, in his four years as the nation’s top tax official, Mr. Moyane earned a national reputation as Mr. Zuma’s hatchet man, still guided by his loyalties to A.N.C. leaders who believe in the supremacy of the party over the country.
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HATCHET MAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hatchet man for English Language Learners
: a person whose job is to do harsh and unpleasant things that other people do not want to do
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