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Synonyms for kidnapper
kid·nap·per

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kidnapper, kidnaper, abductor, snatchernoun

    someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)

    Synonyms:
    abductor, abductor muscle, kidnaper, snatcher

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  1. kidnappernoun

    Synonyms:
    abductor, man-stealer

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "kidnapper":

    abductor, captor, hijacker

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#52407captor
#61703hijacker
#99480kidnapper
#101174snatcher
#110714abductor

How to use kidnapper in a sentence?

  1. Michael Katz:

    We were aghast they could do this without informing us, we own them. Just as importantly, we do not sell our religious objects. It's a very strong principle. If you're paying ransom to a kidnapper, you can sell religious objects. Otherwise, you cannot.

  2. Scott C. Holstad:

    Winter is a long descent Into hell, a daring Kidnapper, on whose lips Rest the word always. Look upon it as the rains Do, leafless trees blowing Earthward like constraints, Shackles of the soul.


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