mass murderer


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mass murderer

n.
1.
a. A person who kills several or numerous victims in a single incident.
b. A serial killer.
2. A person, especially a political or military leader, who is responsible for the deaths of many individuals.

mass murder n.
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Noun1.mass murderer - a person who is responsible for the deaths of many victims in a single incidentmass murderer - a person who is responsible for the deaths of many victims in a single incident
liquidator, manslayer, murderer - a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)
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Richard Gordon, who chairs the justice committee, said the term mass murderer was reserved for the likes of German dictator Adolf Hitler and Russian leader Josef Stalin.
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``But Idi Amin was a mass murderer,''Anne Robinson told the would-be dinner party host,American comedian Rich Hall.
Robert Mugabe was invited to France to be wined and dined at great expense, a man who is a mass murderer and torturer, yet all we are constantly hearing is what Saddam Hussein may threaten to do.
AN investigation has been launched into reports that mass murderer Dennis Nilsen has smuggled his autobiography out of jail to have it published.
Spree killers may be set off by some loss--more like a mass murderer than a serial killer.
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV now wants the Senate to investigate the alleged direct involvement of President Rodrigo Duterte in the killings of more than 1,000 people through the so-called Davao Death Squad (DDS) to 'rule out' the possibility that Filipinos had elected a 'mass murderer.'
But it could be that he is one of, or even the biggest mass murderer in the country."