Definition of Body snatcher

1. Noun. Someone who takes bodies from graves and sells them for anatomical dissection.

Exact synonyms: Ghoul, Graverobber
Generic synonyms: Stealer, Thief

Definition of Body snatcher

1. Noun. One who secretly removes without right or authority a dead body from a grave, vault, etc. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Body Snatcher

body parts
body patterning
body piercing
body piercings
body plethysmograph
body politic
body process
body regions
body righting reflexes
body schema
body servant
body shop
body shops
body slam
body slams
body snatcher (current term)
body snatchers
body spray
body stocking
body structure
body substance
body suit
body surf
body surface potential mapping
body surfing
body temperature
body temperature changes
body temperatures
body throw
body throws

Literary usage of Body snatcher

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1. Washington and His Generals: Or, Legends of the Revolution by George Lippard (1847)
"This Body-Snatcher of the lecture room does not ravage graveyards ; no! History is a graveyard to him, and he tears souls from their shrines, ..."

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