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Noun: murderer  mur-du-ru(r)
  1. A criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)
    "the murderer was sentenced to die in the chair";
    - liquidator, manslayer

Derived forms: murderers

Type of: crim [Brit, informal], criminal, crook [informal], felon, killer, malefactor [formal], outlaw, slayer

Encyclopedia: Murderer