Meaning of “strangler” in the English Dictionary

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"strangler" in British English

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stranglernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈstræŋ.ɡlər/ us /ˈstræŋ.ɡlɚ/

a person who kills people by pressing their throats so that they cannot breathe:

The newspapers dubbed him "the Boston Strangler".

(Definition of “strangler” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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