Definition of stabber in US English:

stabber

noun

  • See stab

    • ‘You can only find that he did the act of murder if he was himself the stabber or took part in what he knew at the time it was happening was a knife attack’
    • ‘They contended that the scientific evidence pointed to Miller, not Rahman, as the stabber - evidence that should have precluded capital punishment.’
    • ‘Both the suspected stabber and victim of the attack are from Laois and were thought to have been at a nightclub in the town.’
    • ‘He was not 100 per cent sure whether it was that person or whether it was the person who handed the knife to the stabber.’
    • ‘Police nabbed the stabber while he was trying to escape from the apartment where they both lived.’

Pronunciation

stabber

/ˈstæbər//ˈstabər/