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noun Slang.
a list of persons singled out as targets for murder.
a list of people or programs to be acted against or disposed of.
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Origin of hit list

First recorded in 1970–75
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British Dictionary definitions for hit list

hit list

noun informal
a list of people to be murdereda terrorist hit list
a list of targets to be eliminated in some waya hit list of pits to be closed
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