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Verb: electrocute  i'lek-tru,kyoot
  1. Kill by electric shock
    "She dropped the hair dryer into the bathtub and was instantly electrocuted"
  2. Kill by electrocution, as in the electric chair
    "The serial killer was electrocuted";
    - fry [informal]

Derived forms: electrocuted, electrocutes, electrocuting

Type of: kill

Encyclopedia: Electrocute