murderer

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noun mur·der·er \ˈmər-dər-ər\

Definition of murderer

  1. :  one who murders; especially :  one who commits the crime of murder

Examples of murderer in a sentence

  1. the murderer was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole

14th Century

First Known Use of murderer

14th century


Law Dictionary

murderer

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noun mur·der·er \ˈmər-dər-ər\

Legal Definition of murderer

  1. :  a person who commits murder





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