hangman definition

  • noun:
    • a guy utilized to perform condemned prisoners by holding.
    • a casino game in which one player chooses a word whose letters tend to be guessed at by another player. Per incorrect estimate, a area of the stick figure of a hanging man is drawn.
    • An executioner accountable for dangling criminals.
    • A guessing game in which one has to guess the phrase an opponent is thinking about by guessing one letter at the same time, and involving the steady design of a stick figure dangling from gallows.
    • a person who hangs another; esp., person who makes a business of hanging; a public executioner; -- occasionally used as a term of reproach, regardless of workplace.
    • One who hangs another; a public executioner: sometimes used merely as a phrase of reproach.
    • an executioner who hangs the condemned individual

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