verb (used with object), mu·ti·lat·ed, mu·ti·lat·ing.
Origin of mutilate
Examples from the Web for mutilator
And the more appalling the mutilation, the more the mutilator is paid.The Doctor's Dilemma: Preface on Doctors|George Bernard Shaw
If you were Czar himself, I should not hesitate to denounce you as the tyrant and mutilator of a poor defenseless woman.The Czar's Spy|William Le Queux
At any rate, the mutilator of the friar was yielded, and in due course was hanged by the Spanish authorities.Outlines of Zui Creation Myths|Frank Hamilton Cushing
M. Alary, the mutilator of Don Giovanni, would surely not be encouraged to try his hand on Weber's masterpiece?History of the Opera from its Origin in Italy to the present Time|Henry Sutherland Edwards
Before the muddled insects could crawl into a crack, the Mutilator was upon them, and had bolted every one.Concerning Cats|Helen M. Winslow
British Dictionary definitions for mutilator
Word Origin for mutilate
Word Origin and History for mutilator
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.