lifer

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

lif·er

noun \ˈlī-fər\

: a person who spends an entire career in the same job

: a criminal who has been sentenced to spend the rest of his or her life in prison

Full Definition of LIFER

1
:  a person sentenced to imprisonment for life
2
:  a person who makes a career of one of the armed forces
3
:  a person who has made a lifelong commitment (as to a way of life)

Examples of LIFER

  1. He was a lifer at the factory.

First Known Use of LIFER

1827

Rhymes with LIFER

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