life peer

noun

Definition of life peer

: a British peer whose title is not hereditary

life peerage

noun

First Known Use of life peer

1791

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life peer

Definition of life peer for English Language Learners

  • : a British peer (sense 2) who has the title “Lord” or “Lady” for life but cannot pass it on to another person after death


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