Definitions for Assassinəˈsæs ɪn
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a murderer, esp. one who kills a politically prominent person for fanatical or monetary reasons.
(cap.) one of an order of Muslim fanatics, active in Persia and Syria c1090–1272, whose chief object was to assassinate Crusaders.
Category: Western History
Origin of assassin:
1525–35; < ML assassinī (pl.) < Ar ḥashshāshīn lit., eaters of hashish
assassin, assassinator, bravo(noun)
a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed
"his assassins were hunted down like animals"; "assassinators of kings and emperors"
a member of a secret order of Muslims (founded in the 12th century) who terrorized and killed Christian Crusaders
A member of a Muslim militant group responsible for murdering Christian leaders during the Crusades.
Someone who intentionally kills a person, especially a professional who kills a public or political figure.
Any ruthless killer.
Origin: From assassin or assassino, from (haššašīn, hashish users).
one who kills, or attempts to kill, by surprise or secret assault; one who treacherously murders any one unprepared for defense
Jeffrey Campbell, better known as Assassin and sometimes as Agent Sasco, Agent 006 or Agent 00, is a Jamaican dancehall deejay.
Translations for Assassin
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a person who assassinates.
- مُغْتال، قاتِلArabic
- assassinoPortuguese (BR)
- der/die Attentäter/inGerman
- وژونکی، قاتلPashto
- (наёмный) убийцаRussian
- atentator, plaćeni ubicaSerbian
- 暗殺者暗殺者，刺客Chinese (Trad.)
- найманий убивцяUkrainian
- kẻ ám sátVietnamese
- 暗杀者，行刺者Chinese (Simp.)
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