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noun as in person who kills a person

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Sometimes you don't want to be murderers and mothers of dead kids.

The courtroom verdict that turned Derek Chauvin into a convicted murderer this week brought ripples of celebration across the United States, many tempered by reminders about the ongoing need for police reform and accountability.

From Quartz

When the killer flees the scene, Freddie runs on to deliver his message only to discover that the man who opens the door at the designated address is the murderer.

Eight suspects, one body, one virtual mansion, and you — along with your coworkers — have to figure out who the murderer is.

From Digiday

The police log, meanwhile recorded only one call, well after her murderer had left the scene.

Murderer, lunatic, and defamer of Islam will certainly be listed in his obituaries.

There was “My Husband, the Convicted Murderer” and “My Son, The Pink Boy.”

“Murderer,” after failing to prevent the massacres of Lebanese civilians at the Sabra and Shatila camps in 1982.

Renounce the good law of the worshippers of Mazda, and thou shalt gain such a boon as the Murderer gained, the ruler of nations.

Paula, who had not spoken since the child was carried off, suddenly screamed at Bregg, "Murderer!"

Murderer, you hide your face, but you shall bear my mark, that I may know you when we meet again.

For, the spot would come there, though every horse was milk-white when Captain Murderer bought him.

Hearsay cried “Murderer,” but his own personal experience denied the term.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to murderer, such as: assassin, executioner, butcher, cut-throat, enforcer, and killer.

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