leper Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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lepernoun [C]

uk   /ˈlep.ər/  us   //
a ​person who is ​stronglydisliked and ​avoided by other ​people because of something ​bad that he or she has done: She ​claimed that the ​rumours had made her a social leper. old-fashioned offensive a ​person who has ​leprosy
(Definition of leper from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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lepernoun [C]

 us   /ˈlep·ər/
a ​person who has leprosy (= a ​disease of the ​nerves and ​skin)
(Definition of leper from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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