Meaning of hangman
Pronunciation: (hang'mun for 1 hang'man&sec for 2), [key]
— pl. -men.
- a person who hangs criminals who are condemned to death; public executioner.
- a word game in which one player selects a word that the other player must guess by supplying each of its letters: for each incorrect guess a part of a stick figure of a hanged man is drawn.
- hangman (Thesaurus)