spree killer

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spree killer

n.
A serial killer whose murders occur in a very short span of time and follow no discernible pattern.
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Noun1.spree killer - a serial killer whose murders occur within a brief period of time
serial killer, serial murderer - someone who murders more than three victims one at a time in a relatively short interval
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A man in Marakwet on Sunday opened fire on his friend during a drinking spree killing him instantly.
After reading all the available evidence, I am convinced that this tragedy was also very likely to have been a similar kind of "spree killing".
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