Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: hangman
IPA transcription: [h'æŋmən]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: hangman
    Meaning: an executioner who hangs the condemned person
Usage examples
  • "Here the hangman stops his cart: Now the best of friends must part. Fare you well, for ill fare I: Live, lads, and I will die."
  • Now in the whole town there was only one red cloak, and that belonged to a man of whom nobody ever willingly asked a favour--Master Hammerling the hangman.
  • Upon its head, with red extended mouth and solitary eye of fire, sat the hideous beast whose craft had seduced me into murder, and whose informing voice had consigned me to the hangman.