Assassin vs. Hitman
Difference Between Assassin and Hitman
(historical) A member of a Muslim group who employed assassination of key enemy figures as their tactic.
A contract killer; especially one paid by mafia.
Someone who intentionally kills a person, especially a professional who kills a public or political figure.
(soccer) goalscorer, someone who scores goals.
Any ruthless killer.
a professional killer who uses a gun
(nonstandard) To assassinate.
a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a treacherous surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed;his assassins were hunted down like animalsassassinators of kings and emperors
a member of a secret order of Muslims (founded in the 12th century) who terroriszed and killed Christian Crusaders