hatchet manRate this phrase:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it
Someone who carries out brutal and unpleasant duties on behalf of another, such as firing dead wood employees.

Additional definitions for 'hatchet man':

hatchet manA professional killer.
See them all »

Translation

Find a translation for the hatchet man phrase in other languages:

Select another language:

Nearby phrases

Some more phrases from our dictionary similiar to hatchet man

Discuss this hatchet man phrase with the community:

Citation

Use the citation below to add this hatchet man definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"hatchet man." Phrases.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 25 Nov. 2017. <http://www.phrases.net/phrase/hatchet-man_4295>.

We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!