Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of one who kills one's own parent.
  • n. One who kills one's own parent; a parricide.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who kills a parent; a parricide.
  • n. The killing of one's parent.

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Examples

  • I mean, this is very unusual, parricide, slang parenticide.

    CNN Transcript May 28, 2008

  • You know, Bethany, the reality is that parricide, which is slang for parenticide, is very rare, much less when a girl, a girl, a teenager commits parricide.

    CNN Transcript Jun 30, 2005

  • One of most unusual cases in the justice system, parricide, parenticide, at the hands of a 16-year-old girl, no history of mental problems, no history of juvenile justice problems.

    CNN Transcript Jun 30, 2005

  • You know, paracide, a slaying version of parenticide, is only about 2 percent of all homicides and about 70 to 80 percent of that is by males.

    CNN Transcript Mar 15, 2005

  • To Catherine Burton, psychologist, Catherine, the phenomenon of parenticide is extremely rare, even more rare in a young woman.

    CNN Transcript Mar 15, 2005

  • Doctor, paracide, which is also known in the slang mode, parenticide, very rare.

    CNN Transcript Feb 21, 2005

  • GRACE: One of the reasons I have taken this case so seriously is the thought of parenticide, the thought of killing your parents, your mother and your father.

    CNN Transcript Feb 21, 2005

  • Zionism, like the fictional Jewish parenticide, shamelessly attempts to turn reality on its head.

    Palestine Blogs aggregator

  • Is there peace on earth for the lunatic -- peace for the parenticide -- peace for the girl that, without warning, and without time granted for a penitential cry to heaven, sends her mother to the last audit? "

    Biographical Essays

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