Executioner in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Executioner

the person who discharges the death of a death penalty criminal

Examples of Executioner in a sentence

The protocol for the hanging included draping a dark cloth over the criminal’s head before the executioner released the trap door.  🔊

After the murderer was strapped into the electric chair, the executioner pulled the lever sending large amounts of electricity through the murderer’s body.  🔊

During a historical period in France, an executioner would be required to chop off the head of condemned criminals who received death sentences.  🔊

It takes a mentally sound and stable person to be able to endure the duties of being an executioner at a prison.  🔊

After the executioner lethally injected the criminal, a doctor confirmed the criminal’s death at 12:15 a.m.  🔊

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