Definition of kidnapper noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkɪdnæpə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɪdnæpər//
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a person who takes somebody away illegally and keeps them as a prisoner, especially in order to get money or something else for returning them synonym abductor (1) The kidnappers are demanding a ransom of $1 million.