HyperDic: executioner

English > 1 sense of the word executioner:
NOUNperson executioner, public executioneran official who inflicts capital punishment in pursuit of a warrant
executioner > pronunciation
Soundseh.ksahkyuw'shahner
RhymesAfrikaner ... yawner: 180 rhymes with ner...
English > executioner: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningAn official who inflicts capital punishment in pursuit of a warrant.
Synonympublic executioner
NarrowerelectrocutionerAn executioner who uses electricity to kill the condemned person
hangmanAn executioner who hangs the condemned person
headsman, headmanAn executioner who beheads the condemned person
Broaderkiller, slayersomeone who causes the death of a person or animal
Spanishsayón, verdugo
Catalanbotxí, botxina
Nounsexecutionputting a condemned person to death

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