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
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.]
Jeffrey Campbell, better known as Assassin and sometimes as Agent Sasco, Agent 006 or Agent 00, is a Jamaican dancehall deejay.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
as-as′in, n. one who, usually for a reward, kills by surprise or secretly.—v.t. Assas′sinate, to murder by surprise or secret assault: (Milton) to maltreat: also figuratively, to destroy by treacherous means, as a reputation.—n. (obs.) one who assassinates.—ns. Assassinā′tion, secret murder; Assas′sinator. [Through Fr. or It. from Ar. hashshāshīn, 'hashish-eaters,' a military and religious order in Syria, of the 11th century, who became notorious for their secret murders in obedience to the will of their chief, and fortified themselves for their adventures by hashish, an intoxicating drug or drink made from hemp.]
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The numerical value of assassin in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of assassin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of assassin in a Sentence
Without Jerry looking out for Ronnie on March 30, 1981, I would have certainly lost my best friend and roommate to an assassin's bullet, jerry was not only one of the finest Secret Service agents to ever serve this country, but one of the most decent human beings I've ever known. He was humble but strong, reserved but confident, and blessed with a great sense of humor. It is no wonder that he and my husband got along so well.
I'm so sad to learn that Bill Badger has passed away. Bill was not only a great man and a proud Army veteran, he was a hero, on Jan. 8, 2011, Bill was wounded in the head by a bullet from the gun of my would-be assassin. Not even pausing to realize he had been injured, Bill ran towards the shooter and towards danger so that he could help subdue him until the authorities arrived. I believe that Bill helped save lives that morning. And I will always be grateful to him for his selfless, brave actions. My heart, thoughts, and prayers are with Bill's loved ones as they mourn the loss of a great man.
I like cheese, because i'm an Assassin
It's something I've never [spoken about], he was in his car. And he was going to Mass with his wife and his children. And an assassin approached the car and shot him despite the fact that the wife of my brother was trying to protect his head with her hands, and she was also wounded.
you can't spell assassin without sin and twice the ass.
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- سفاح, قاتل, سفاك, حشاشArabic
- терорист, убиецBulgarian
- assassíCatalan, Valencian
- morder, attentatmand, snigmorderDanish
- Assassine, Auftragsmörder, Attentäter, Meuchelmörder, MörderGerman
- ασσασίνος, δολοφόνοςGreek
- آدمکش, حشاشینPersian
- murtairScottish Gaelic
- asszaszin, bérgyilkosHungarian
- 暗殺者, キラー, 刺客Japanese
- 암살자, 자객Korean
- percussor, assassīnus, cum sicario disputaboLatin
- moordenaar, AssassijnDutch
- snikmordarNorwegian Nynorsk
- zabójca, zamachowiec, asasyn, skrytobójca, mordercaPolish
- assassino, assassinaPortuguese
- ассаси́н, наёмный убийца, хашаши́н, убийца, киллерRussian
- убојица, атентатор, atentator, ubojicaSerbo-Croatian
- asasín, atentátnik, vrahSlovak
- atentatorka, atentatorSlovene
- ผู้สังหาร, ฆาตกรThai
- katil, haşhaşi, suikastçıTurkish
- kẻ ám sátVietnamese
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