lifer

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lif·er

 (lī′fər)
n. Slang
1. A prisoner serving a life sentence.
2. One who has spent an entire career working in a given field or in a single organization, especially in the military.

lifer

(ˈlaɪfə)
n
informal a prisoner sentenced to life imprisonment

lif•er

(ˈlaɪ fər)

n. Informal.
1. a person sentenced to or serving a term of life imprisonment.
2. a person committed to a professional lifetime career in the military.
[1820–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lifer - a prisoner serving a term of life imprisonment
convict, yard bird, yardbird, con, inmate - a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
Translations

lifer

[ˈlaɪfəʳ] Npresidiario m de por vida, condenado/a m/f a cadena perpetua

lifer

[ˈlaɪfər] ncondamné(e) m/f à perpète life raft life-raft [ˈlaɪfrɑːft] nradeau m de sauvetagelife-saver lifesaver [ˈlaɪfseɪvər] n
(medically) to be a life-saver → sauver des vies
The cervical smear test is a lifesaver → Le frottis cervical sauve des vies.
(= lifeguard) → secouriste mf, sauveteur/euse m/flife-saving [ˈlaɪfseɪvɪŋ]
nsecourisme m
modif [drug, operation, treatment] → salvateur/tricelife science nsciences fpl de la vielife sentence npeine f de réclusion à perpétuitélife-size [ˈlaɪfsaɪz] life-sized [ˈlaɪfsaɪzd] adj [statue, model, painting] → grandeur nature inv

lifer

n (inf)Lebenslängliche(r) mf (inf)

lifer

[ˈlaɪfəʳ] n (fam) → ergastolano/a
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