Definition of strangler in US English:

strangler

noun

  • See strangle

    • ‘And it's here where the strangler may be hiding.’
    • ‘He held the telephone receiver with a strangler's grip.’
    • ‘While Kas's hands were busy trying to pry the stranglers off his neck, his legs swung free.’
    • ‘Many stranglers on the sides fell to carefully placed shafts.’
    • ‘He seemed unusually gentle for a strangler - soft-spoken and quite contrite.’

Pronunciation

strangler

/ˈstræŋɡ(ə)lər//ˈstraNGɡ(ə)lər/