Definition of serial killer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


serial killer

BrE BrE//ˌsɪəriəl ˈkɪlə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsɪriəl ˈkɪlər//
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a person who murders several people one after the other in a similar way Police say that they have no proof that a serial killer is responsible for the four murders. See related entries: Criminals
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: serial killer