bravo

Primary Meanings of bravo

1.
nv
a cry of approval as from an audience at the end of great performance
applaud with shouts of `bravo' or `brava'
2.
n
a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed
Full Definitions of bravo
1

n a cry of approval as from an audience at the end of great performance

Type of:
cheer
a cry or shout of approval

v applaud with shouts of `bravo' or `brava'

Type of:
acclaim, applaud, clap, spat
clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
2

n a murderer (especially one who kills a prominent political figure) who kills by a surprise attack and often is hired to do the deed

Synonyms:
assassin, assassinator
Examples:
John Wilkes Booth
United States actor and assassin of President Lincoln (1838-1865)
Lee Harvey Oswald
United States assassin of President John F. Kennedy (1939-1963)
Type of:
liquidator, manslayer, murderer
a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)

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