English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'executioner'

(noun) 
Definition
a person whose job is to kill people who have been sentenced to death
The criminals will be hanged by the official executioner.
Synonyms
hangman
,
firing squad
,
headsman
,
public executioner
,
Jack Ketch
(noun) 
Synonyms
killer
The police are searching for his killers.
,
murderer
a notorious mass murderer
,
assassin
He memorized the number of the assassin's car.
,
slayer
,
liquidator
,
hitman or woman (slang)
,
exterminator

Additional synonyms

in the sense of assassin
Definition
a murderer of a prominent person
He memorized the number of the assassin's car.
Synonyms
slayer,
liquidator,
hitman or woman (slang),
eliminator (slang),
in the sense of murderer
a notorious mass murderer
Synonyms
slayer,
slaughterer,
hitman or woman (slang)

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