Associations to the word «Assassin»


ASSASSIN, noun. (historical) A member of a Muslim militant group responsible for murdering Christian leaders during the Crusades.
ASSASSIN, noun. Someone who intentionally kills a person, especially a professional who kills a public or political figure.
ASSASSIN, noun. Any ruthless killer.
ASSASSIN, verb. (nonstandard) To assassinate.
ASSASSIN BUG, noun. Any true bug from the subfamily Reduviinae of the family Reduviidae, all of which eat other insects. They can inflict a very painful bite, but don't cause disease.
ASSASSIN BUG, noun. Any true bug from any of the subfamilies of the Reduviidae, including those in the subfamily Triatominae, which suck blood and may transmit Chagas' disease to humans.
ASSASSIN BUGS, noun. Plural of assassin bug

Dictionary definition

ASSASSIN, noun. A murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed; "his assassins were hunted down like animals"; "assassinators of kings and emperors".
ASSASSIN, noun. A member of a secret order of Muslims (founded in the 12th century) who terrorized and killed Christian Crusaders.

Wise words

Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportunity.
Arabian Proverb