murderer

noun mur·der·er \ ˈmər-dər-ər \

Definition of murderer

: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

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First Known Use of murderer

14th century



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murderer

noun mur·der·er \ ˈmər-dər-ər \

legal Definition of murderer

:a person who commits murder


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