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 in a sentence
He was a lifer at the factory.
First Known Use of lifer
LIFER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lifer for English Language Learners
: 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
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