Hatchet-man meaning

A man hired to commit murder.
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One assigned to carry out a ruthless task or a vicious or unscrupulous order.
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A person hired to commit murder.
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Any person assigned by another to carry out disagreeable or unscrupulous tasks.
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A malicious or harsh writer or critic, as one who attempts to destroy a reputation.
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(colloquial, idiomatic) Someone who carries out brutal and unpleasant duties on behalf of another, such as firing dead wood employees.
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