Definition of manslayer in US English:

manslayer

noun

  • A person who kills human beings; a murderer; (occasionally) a person who commits manslaughter (now archaic). In quot. 1998 at sense in extended use: a woman who habitually and expertly seduces men.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in The Wycliffite Bible (early version). From man + slayer.

Pronunciation

manslayer

/ˈmansleɪə/