Executioner definition

ĕksĭ-kyo͝oshə-nər
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One who executes a condemned person.
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A person who carries out the death penalty as imposed by a court.
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An official person who carries out the capital punishment of a criminal.
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(archaic) Executor.
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A hit man, especially being in a some organization.
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Noun

Singular:
executioner
Plural:
executioners

Origin of executioner