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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Other credits include roles in "88 Minutes" with Al Pacino, "Fun" (as a teenage thrill-killer), "The Upside of Anger," "Cecil B.
A psychiatrist told the court in Hungary she was a thrill-killer who was turned on by the ultimate power.
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.
These murderers are "thrill-killers" - who kill purely for the excitement they get from the crime.
Notoriously, five people mowed down seemingly at random by "thrill-killers" in Quezon City.
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.