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noun. ['ˌɛksəˈkjuːʃənɝ'] an official who inflicts capital punishment in pursuit of a warrant.
- public executioner
- -er (English)
- -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
- execution (English)
- execution (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Rhymes with Executioner
Sentences with executioner
1. Noun, singular or mass
Acting as an executioner simply became part of his job duties, and Givens was not paid extra.
Quotes about executioner
1. I knew from the moment I heard you, the moment I saw the gun and realized that this lovely, petit woman was the executioner, that you would never die waiting for me to save you - that you would save yourself.
- Laurell K. Hamilton, Narcissus in Chains