a team of hit men, as one organized for the purpose of assassinating a political figure.
a group of political terrorists.
A group of assassins, severe critics, ”hatchet men,” etc: Andre´ Breton commanded and organized literary hit squads, practicing intimidation in the name of Surrealist dogma (1976+)
[hit] /hɪt/ verb (used with object), hit, hitting. 1. to deal a blow or stroke to: Hit the nail with the hammer. 2. to come against with an impact or collision, as a missile, a flying fragment, a falling body, or the like: The car hit the tree. 3. to reach with a missile, a […]
- Hit the bullseye
verb phrase hit the nail on the head (1940s+)
- Hit the canvas
verb phrase To be knocked down in a fight (entry form 1922+, variant 1919+)
- Hit the dirt