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  • as inbiological
  • as inprisoner
  • as infelon

synonyms for lifer

  • organic
  • life
  • living
See also synonyms for: lifers
  • hostage
  • convict
  • captive
  • tough
  • culprit
  • lag
  • loser
  • con
  • detainee
  • jailbird
  • internee
  • yardbird
  • chain gang member
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How to use lifer in a sentence

Some cowboy lifers insist on synthetic fill, since it will dry quicker and even insulate in the event of unexpected rain—you know, a primary reason you have a tent at all—while others prefer the compression and breathability of down.
AN ODE TO COWBOY CAMPINGAWISEJULY 27, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
In a sense, Staley is the new VanDerveer, a coaching lifer who will influence generations.
TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO, THE U.S. WOMEN WON BASKETBALL GOLD AND ESTABLISHED A LEGACYJERRY BREWERAPRIL 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Maryland governors paroled between 25 and 92 lifers in their terms from 1969 to 1995.
LAWSUIT SETTLEMENT CHANGES MARYLAND PAROLE SYSTEM FOR THOSE SENTENCED TO LIFE AS JUVENILESEMILY DAVIESMARCH 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Among his advocates was John Pace, 52, a former juvenile lifer who knew Ligon for two decades in Graterford prison.
HE WAS LOCKED UP AT AGE 15. ALMOST SEVEN DECADES LATER, HE’S REENTERING AN UNFAMILIAR WORLD.KAREN HELLERFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Ligon broke every unenviable record, becoming the nation’s oldest, longest-serving juvenile lifer.
HE WAS LOCKED UP AT AGE 15. ALMOST SEVEN DECADES LATER, HE’S REENTERING AN UNFAMILIAR WORLD.KAREN HELLERFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It promoted Randy Knorr, an organizational lifer, to coach first base and swung Bobby Henley back across the diamond to coach third.
DAVE MARTINEZ’S NEW CONTRACT GAVE HIM THE FREEDOM TO RESHAPE HIS COACHING STAFF. HE USED IT.JESSE DOUGHERTYOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
There is a lifer here in Folsom, Matthew Davies, of old pioneer stock, who is trusty of the scaffold and execution chamber.
THE JACKET (THE STAR-ROVER)JACK LONDON
When this old lifer was a child there was much talk in his family of the Mountain Meadows Massacre.
THE JACKET (THE STAR-ROVER)JACK LONDON
These cases are virtually hopeless, and are little less pitiable than that of the “lifer” in a prison.
HABITS THAT HANDICAPCHARLES B. TOWNS
Up the beach we chased, and dragged out the boat we called our ‘Lifer.’
THE MOTOR GIRLS ON CRYSTAL BAYMARGARET PENROSE
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WORDS RELATED TO LIFER

  • con
  • convict
  • delinquent
  • ex-con
  • jailbird
  • lawbreaker
  • lifer
  • loser
  • malefactor
  • offender
  • outlaw
  • yardbird
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.