Murtherous vs Murther - What's the difference?

murtherous | murther | Derived terms |

Murtherous is a derived term of murther.


As an adjective murtherous

is (archaic) intending, or likely to commit murder; bloodthirsty or homicidal.

As a noun murther is

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As a verb murther is

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murtherous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (archaic) Intending, or likely to commit murder; bloodthirsty or homicidal.
  • (archaic) Bloody; violent.
  • Synonyms

    * (Intending to commit murder) (l), (l), (l)

    murther

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • * , I.v.
  • Murther most foul, as in the best it is;
    But this most foul, strange, and unnatural.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • * , III.iv.
  • What wilt thou do? Thou wilt not murther me?

    Derived terms

    * murtherer (obsolete) * murtherous (obsolete)