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
References in classic literature ?
They know what a clever lad he is; he'll be a lifer. They'll make the Artful nothing less than a lifer.'
'What do you mean by lagging and a lifer?' demanded Mr.
He was tried again for prison breaking, and got made a Lifer."
It would also be helpful to the reader if the authors discussed how they could expand on the survey to states with different demographics for its female lifer population or even tried to compare results from the Georgia survey to other areas.
The rulings, which took place between 2010 and 2016, have banned mandatory life-without-parole sentences for teenagers, giving thousands of juvenile lifers around the country the chance of release.
Meanwhile, there is Anja, another lifer who has to watch her mother continue to live as a shell, as her misaligned artificial organs shut down slowly one by one, leaving her a comatose, brain-dead body that is literally fading even though its artificial heart does not stop beating.
Lifer is a graduate of Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics, and a graduate of the Rollins College Crummer School of Business with a Masters of Business Administration.
Robert Mochrie, defending, told the judge:"He is a lifer and he knows what will be the effect of his sentence today.
I also took advantage of quieter moments during exercise and association periods either in mine or one of the lifer's cells or on the exercise yard where we were able to talk in depth.
As a lifer with no parole application until 2027, Manson is not entitled to conjugal visits.
In short, country lifers were composed of those concerned with the increasing marginalization of those who live from the land.
It was set up in 2010 to offer convicts a chance of early release after a lifer challenged the system at the European Court of Human Rights.