English version

hit man in Crime topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhit manˈhit man noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š SCCa criminal who is employed to kill someone syn assassin
Examples from the Corpus
hit manβ€’ Maybe somebody employed a hit man.β€’ Byrd and Bacon reportedly sought out a hit man to kill Oldham for $ 10,000.β€’ One was about a Machine hit man who emerges from early retirement when his wife is slain by a serial murderer.β€’ Valle said he found the incriminating letter in the home of the hit man.β€’ The hit man, however, turned out to be an informer for the Arizona Department of Public Safety.