And the more appalling the mutilation, the more the mutilator is paid.
M. Alary, the mutilator of Don Giovanni, would surely not be encouraged to try his hand on Weber's masterpiece?
At any rate, the mutilator of the friar was yielded, and in due course was hanged by the Spanish authorities.
Aretino, who had assumed the part of inquisitor and mutilator to gratify his private spite, survived triumphant.
If you were Czar himself, I should not hesitate to denounce you as the tyrant and mutilator of a poor defenseless woman.
Before the muddled insects could crawl into a crack, the mutilator was upon them, and had bolted every one.
1530s, of things; 1560s, of persons; from Latin mutilatus, past participle of mutilare "to cut off, lop off, cut short; maim, mutilate," from mutilus "maimed" (see mutilation). Technically, to deprive of some principal part, especially by cutting off. Related: Mutilated; mutilating.