Definition of Garroter

1. Noun. Someone who kills by strangling.

Exact synonyms: Choker, Garrotter, Strangler, Throttler
Generic synonyms: Killer, Slayer
Derivative terms: Choke, Garrote, Garrotte, Strangle, Throttle



Definition of Garroter

1. n. One who seizes a person by the throat from behind, with a view to strangle and rob him.

Definition of Garroter

1. Noun. A person who uses a garrote. ¹

2. Noun. A person who strangles someone from behind. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Garroter

1. one that garrotes [n -S] - See also: garrotes

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garroter

garrigue
garrigues
garring
garrison
garrison belt
garrison cap
garrisoned
garrisoning
garrisons
garron
garronite
garrons
garrot
garrote
garroted
garroter (current term)
garroters
garrotes
garroting
garrots
garrotte
garrotted
garrotter
garrotters
garrottes
garrotting
garrulities
garrulity
garrulous
garrulously

Literary usage of Garroter

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on the Law of Homicide in the United States: To which is Appended by Francis Wharton (1875)
"Supposing, however, we substitute for the subject of the major premiss the term " garroter," — slightly varying the predicate, the process may be then thus ..."

2. A Treatise on Criminal Law by Francis Wharton, William Draper Lewis (1896)
"Supposing, however, we substitute for the subject of the major premise the term " garroter "—slightly varying the predicate, the process may be ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Evidence in Criminal Issues by Francis Wharton (1884)
"The defendant offered to prove that the deceased was an experienced and practised garroter, leaving it to be inferred that the deceased's grip on the throat ..."

4. Les Misérables by Victor Hugo (1887)
"It was the street boy turned pickpocket, and a pickpocket turned garroter. He was genteel, effeminate, graceful, robust, sluggish, ferocious. ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Homicide in the United States: To which is Appended by Francis Wharton (1875)
"Supposing, however, we substitute for the subject of the major premiss the term " garroter," — slightly varying the predicate, the process may be then thus ..."

6. A Treatise on Criminal Law by Francis Wharton, William Draper Lewis (1896)
"Supposing, however, we substitute for the subject of the major premise the term " garroter "—slightly varying the predicate, the process may be ..."

7. A Treatise on the Law of Evidence in Criminal Issues by Francis Wharton (1884)
"The defendant offered to prove that the deceased was an experienced and practised garroter, leaving it to be inferred that the deceased's grip on the throat ..."

8. Les Misérables by Victor Hugo (1887)
"It was the street boy turned pickpocket, and a pickpocket turned garroter. He was genteel, effeminate, graceful, robust, sluggish, ferocious. ..."

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