executioner

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Etymology[edit]

execution +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ex‧e‧cu‧tion‧er

Noun[edit]

executioner (plural executioners)

  1. An official person who carries out the capital punishment of a criminal.
  2. (archaic) executor
  3. A hit man, especially being in a some organization.

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