hatchet man definition

  • noun:
    • Slang a person hired to devote murder.
    • Slang One assigned to undertake a ruthless task or a vicious or unscrupulous order.
    • an expert killer.
    • a person who carries on intense and unpleasant obligations on the part of another, such as for instance firing dead timber workers.
    • A person employed to murder or literally attack another; a hit guy.
    • A person who deliberately attempts to destroy the reputation of another, frequently unscrupulously, by slander or any other harmful interaction, often with a political motive, and quite often for pay.
    • One who wields a hatchet, in just about any style of work.
    • an expert killer
    • one whose task it's to perform unpleasant jobs for an exceptional

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