Definition of poisoner in English:

poisoner

Pronunciation /ˈpoiz(ə)nər/ /ˈpɔɪz(ə)nər/

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noun

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‘Popular, because of its availability, with Victorian poisoners, arsenic also caused some spectacular accidental mass poisonings, notably the Bradford Poisoning.’
  • ‘Enforcement agencies and wildlife groups have formed a special unit to track down poisoners responsible for the ‘mindless killing’ of red kites following their re-introduction in Yorkshire.’
  • ‘Capsules derived from mussels and garlic have exceeded the legal food limit for arsenic, traditionally used by poisoners.’
  • ‘You'd make a good psychologist, executioner, black widow, arsenic poisoner, heretic queen or commentator.’
  • ‘As a chemist by profession and the granddaughter of a suspected poisoner by circumstance, she is perfectly placed.’