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Definition of assasin

"assasin" is probably misspelled. Trying assassin instead Definition of assassin

1. assassin [ n ] a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a treacherous surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed
Examples: "his assassins were hunted down like animals" "assassinators of kings and emperors"

Used in print:

(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)

Finding him dead , Cook caught Russell 's horse and rode to the cattle foreman 's house to report the incident and request bloodhounds to trail the assassins .

(David Stacton, The Judges of the Secret Court....)

There was a_little blood on the hem of her dress , for the assassin had slashed Miss_Harris 's companion , Major_Rathbone , with a knife .

Synonyms assassin assassinator bravo Related Terms murderer lee_harvey_oswald booth politics

2. assassin [ n ] a member of a secret order of Muslims (founded in the 12th century) who terrorized and killed Christian Crusaders

Synonyms assassin Related Terms Muslim

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