Definition of electrocute
OTHER WORDS FROM electrocutee·lec·tro·cu·tion, noun
How to use electrocute in a sentence
Some died when trees fell on them, others were electrocuted by downed wires, and yet others were trapped inside buildings that collapsed.
His father, who worked in a box factory, was fixing a fan one day at home and got electrocuted.Death Squads in Kenya’s Shadow War on Shabaab Sympathizers|Margot Kiser|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But according to their assessment, the victim had already died after being electrocuted by the high-voltage fence.
At Gabal Ahmar, the young inmates had been viciously beaten or electrocuted using Taser-style devices, according to Bilal.
Some perished as they tried to evacuate at the last minute; others were found days later, drowned or electrocuted in their homes.‘It Was Like a War Zone’: Hurricane-Ravaged Staten Island Reels|Paula Szuchman|November 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Ahmad claims that four plainclothes officers cuffed him to a chair, jammed open his mouth, and electrocuted his gums.
Had the power current not been cut off, I think The Brain would somehow have electrocuted me on the spot.The Brain|Alexander Blade
A verbal confession to save himself from being electrocuted was one thing, to put it in black and white was quite another.
"Electrocuted by his own machine rather than face disgrace and disbarment," cut in Craig.The Social Gangster|Arthur B. Reeve
"Made me feel as if I was bracing up a chap that was going to be electrocuted," he thought, feeling sickish again.T. Tembarom|Frances Hodgson Burnett
He had little doubt but that Smaltz was dead—electrocuted—roasted.