Definition: the type of person who will kill for money
Part of Speech: Noun
Synonym(s): killer, hired gun
Antonym(s): pacifist (near)
1. Since the mercenary had been paid to kill the woman, he felt no remorse as he watched her die.
2. If you're willing to pay his fees, the mercenary will follow your instructions to the letter.
3. The top news story is about a local woman who sought the services of a mercenary to murder her husband.