Definitions for Assassinəˈsæs ɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. assassin(noun)

    a member of a secret order of Muslims (founded in the 12th century) who terrorized and killed Christian Crusaders

Wiktionary

  1. assassin(Noun)

    A member of a Muslim militant group responsible for murdering Christian leaders during the Crusades.

  2. assassin(Noun)

    Someone who intentionally kills a person, especially a professional who kills a public or political figure.

  3. assassin(Noun)

    Any ruthless killer.

  4. assassin(Verb)

    To assassinate.

  5. Origin: From assassin or assassino, from (haššašīn, hashish users).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assassin(noun)

    one who kills, or attempts to kill, by surprise or secret assault; one who treacherously murders any one unprepared for defense

  2. Assassin(verb)

    to assassinate

  3. Origin: [F. (cf. It. assassino), fr. Ar. hashishin one who has drunk of the hashish. Under its influence the Assassins of the East, followers of the Shaikh al-Jabal (Old Man of the Mountain), were said to commit the murders required by their chief.]

Freebase

  1. Assassin

    Jeffrey Campbell, better known as Assassin and sometimes as Agent Sasco, Agent 006 or Agent 00, is a Jamaican dancehall deejay.


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