noun, plural hangmen. for 1.
a person who hangs criminals who are condemned to death; public executioner.
a word game in which one player selects a word that the other player must guess by supplying each of its letters: for each incorrect guess a part of a stick figure of a hanged, man is drawn.
noun (pl) -men
an official who carries out a sentence of hanging on condemned criminals
verb (used with object), hung or especially for 4, 5, 20, hanged; hanging. 1. to fasten or attach (a thing) so that it is supported only from above or at a point near its own top; suspend. 2. to attach or suspend so as to allow free movement: to hang a pendulum. 3. to place […]
noun 1. a shaped covering for the head, usually with a crown and brim, especially for wear outdoors. 2. Roman Catholic Church. the distinctive head covering of a cardinal. the office or dignity of a cardinal. Compare red hat. verb (used with object), hatted, hatting. 3. to provide with a hat; put a hat on. […]
noun 1. the state of a body perceived as having or generating a relatively high degree of warmth. 2. the condition or quality of being hot: the heat of an oven. 3. the degree of hotness; temperature: moderate heat. 4. the sensation of warmth or hotness: unpleasant heat. 5. a bodily temperature higher than normal: […]
noun 1. the abode of God, the angels, and the spirits of the righteous after death; the place or state of existence of the blessed after the mortal life. 2. (initial capital letter). Often, Heavens. the celestial powers; God. 3. a metonym for God: May heaven help us! 4. heavens, (used with a singular verb) […]