hit list

noun

Definition of hit list

: a list of persons or programs to be opposed or eliminated; broadly : a list of those targeted for special attention or treatment

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First Known Use of hit list

1972


HIT LIST Defined for English Language Learners

hit list

noun

Definition of hit list for English Language Learners

  • : a list of people, organizations, etc., that a person or group plans to oppose or eliminate


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