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English definition of “lifer”


noun [C]     /ˈlaɪ.fər/ US  /-fɚ/ informal
someone who has been punished by being put in prison for a very long time or until they diePeople held in prison
(Definition of lifer noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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