inmatenoun [ C ]uk /ˈɪn.meɪt/ us /ˈɪn.meɪt/
- Women make up about 6 percent of all inmates in the U.S.
- The inmates claim they have been mistreated by the prison guards.
- Two inmates managed to escape during the riot.
- Some prison inmates have gone on hunger strike.
- The prison has had little success in rehabilitating inmates.