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serial killer

n
a person who carries out a series of murders
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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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
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Translations
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serial killer

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

nserial-killer m/f inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
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As we continue to organize elements of the Serial Killer Database, boundless future opportunities exist to examine other associations among criminally psychopathic variables (e.g., gender differences, differences between lust and anger, and differences between spree and serial killers).
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A serial killer was believed to be responsible for at least six murders in Germany, which started in 1993.
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Trevor spent a 16-year career with the Bedfordshire police and when he retired decided to open up a cold case investigation into the notorious serial killer, Jack the Ripper.
Downing articulates the ways in which modern serial killers become celebrities and exceptional human beings in the eyes of the public and press, and analyzes the social and cultural purposes their exceptionality serves.
“Phelps's “The Dead Soul” takes readers into the mind of the serial killer like no other thriller could.
As well as TV shows, the Birmingham academic is also behind best-selling books including A History of British Serial Killing, which outlined what made a serial killer and who they were most likely to target.
He added: "Napper emerges as the worse serial killer that this country has ever seen.