What does hangman mean?

Definitions for hangman
ˈhæŋ mənhang·man

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hangman.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hangman(noun)

    an executioner who hangs the condemned person

Wiktionary

  1. hangman(Noun)

    An executioner responsible for hanging criminals.

  2. hangman(Noun)

    A guessing game where one has to guess the word an opponent is thinking of by guessing one letter at a time, and involving the gradual drawing of a stick figure hanging from the gallows.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hangman(noun)

    one who hangs another; esp., one who makes a business of hanging; a public executioner; -- sometimes used as a term of reproach, without reference to office

Freebase

  1. Hangman

    Hangman is a paper and pencil guessing game for two or more players. One player thinks of a word, phrase or sentence and the other tries to guess it by suggesting letters or numbers.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hangman in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hangman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of hangman in a Sentence

  1. Hassan Choughari:

    The hardest challenge being an HR is that sometimes you have to be the LAWYER, the JUDGE, and the HANGMAN.

  2. Terry Schappert:

    We had all these different kinds of shots against hangman’s ropes, with the period guns you saw in the film, to get to use those weapons and to play the role of Clint Eastwood in those scenes, it was so much fun.

  3. William Kunstler:

    You can crucify a Jesus, you can poison a Socrates, you can hang John Brown or Nathan Hale, you can kill a Che Guevara, you can jail a Eugene Debs or a Bobby Seale. You can assassinate John Kennedy or a Martin Luther King, but the problems remain, the hangman's rope never solved a single problem except that of one man.

Images & Illustrations of hangman

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