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Noun: kidnaper  'kid,na-pur
Usage: US (elsewhere: kidnapper)
  1. Someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)
    - kidnapper, abductor, snatcher

Derived forms: kidnapers

Type of: captor, capturer, crim [Brit, informal], criminal, crook [informal], felon, malefactor [formal], outlaw

Encyclopedia: Kidnaper