Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “hit list”

See all translations

hit list

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
a list of people who someone intends to murder or take unpleasant action against: The newspapers were sent a hit list of 100 military and political targets.
Translations of “hit list”
in Chinese (Traditional) 暗殺名單, 打擊對象名單…
in Chinese (Simplified) 暗杀名单, 打击对象名单…
(Definition of hit list from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of hit list?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “hit list” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

pup

a baby of particular animals, or a puppy

Word of the Day

I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.

by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More