serial killer

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serial killer

n
a person who carries out a series of murders
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.serial killer - someone who murders more than three victims one at a time in a relatively short intervalserial killer - someone who murders more than three victims one at a time in a relatively short interval
liquidator, manslayer, murderer - a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)
spree killer - a serial killer whose murders occur within a brief period of time
Translations
قاتِل مُتَسَلْسِل
masový vrah
seriemorder
sorozatgyilkos
masový vrah
seri cinayetler katili

serial killer

nSerienmörder(in) m(f), → Serienkiller(in) m(f)

serial killer

nserial-killer m/f inv

series

(ˈsiəriːz) plural ˈseries noun
a number of usually similar things done, produced etc one after another. a series of brilliant scientific discoveries; Are you watching the television series on Britain's castles?; a series of school textbooks.
ˈserial (-riəl) adjective
1. of or in a series. serial numbers on banknotes.
2. (of a story etc) published or broadcast in parts.
noun
a serial story, play etc.
ˈserial killer noun
a person who has murdered several people one after another.
ˈserialize, ˈserialise (-riə-) verb
to publish or broadcast as a serial.
ˌserialiˈzation, ˌserialiˈsation noun
References in periodicals archive ?
Akin to Brady's Moors murders that shocked the world in the 1960s, there have been other serial killers who have shocked the world with their crimes.
com)-- Serial Killer Series is a compilation of four books: female serial killers, unsolved serial killings, notorious serial killers who were captured such as Ted Bundy, John Wayne Gacy, Jeffrey Dahmer, and doctors who killed their patients.
A "REAL-life Cracker" will investigate some of the country's most notorious serial killers in a new television series.
In a three part series we are set to uncover the true scale of murders committed by Britain's most notorious serial killers.
Serial killers can make strange and interesting companions.
Back in the late Sixties, California was hit by one of the most infamous serial killers on record - a man known only as Zodiac.
With so many cinematic serial killers having paved the way, Hennicke's leering Engel is easily accomplished.
In fact, many believed that serial murder was an American problem; the Netherlands simply did not have serial killers.
Catalogue of macabre serial killers:John christie's tally of eight murders secured his notoriety as one of the UK's most prolific serial killers.
He tried to produce a scientific study of the superstitions and myths about were-wolves, vampires, shape changing and cannibalistic serial killers.
Recently the news has given that there are more than 8 girls under serial killers one of them was Zainab who was raped and killed by the serial killers; besides, yet no action has been griped by the Government if today she was the daughter of a politic then absolutely, they could arrest the criminal soon.