thrill killer

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thrill killer

One who derives excitement or pleasure from murdering people. I think our suspect is a thrill killer and really enjoys carrying out these violent crimes.
See also: killer, thrill
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Bagatsing, who recently got an endorsement from presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte who is running on anticriminality platform, said the city has become so dirty, its streets and slums deteriorating into a stomping ground for snatchers, rapists, thrill-killers and holdup men.
This time there are Black Panther-like guerillas defending poor neighbourhoods from rich thrill-killers and a club of the superwealthy who bid at auction to hunt and kill the less fortunate.
This is how the idea that they are thrill-killers arose.
This time there are Black Pantherlike guerrillas defending poor neighbourhoods from rich thrill-killers and, most inspired of all, a club of the super-wealthy who, during a charity-style auction, bid to hunt the less fortunate.
This time there are Black Panther-like guerrillas defending poor neighbourhoods from rich thrill-killers and, most inspired of all, a club of the super-wealthy who, during a charity-style auction, bid to hunt the less fortunate.
His book is divided into different catagories, including organised crime, child killers, sex killers, thrill-killers, women who kill and mystery deaths - all in Glasgow.
Spotting these patterns could be the most effective weapon we have in picking up on child abuse early and stopping thrill-killers before they start.
When his pregnant wife is murdered by a gang of Mansonesque thrill-killers, horror director Boris Arkadin vows to never make another movie - until now.
Although there was no hint of racism in Jamie's death - his attackers were white and mixed-race - both fell victim to thrill-killers, young men enjoying violence for violence sake.