lifer lifer  /ˈlaɪ fər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a prisoner serving a term of life imprisonment

Usage(s):

  1. Lifer's PTI No, I am not a lifer in Sing Sing.
  2. I don't know if I want to be a lifer.
  3. Their leader, Fred Gomez Carrasco, 34, who had been injured in a shootout with police, was a lifer suspected of killing dozens of people in Texas and Mexico.

News

  • Sheila Peabody Abbett, 82, Former Longtime Greenwich Resident

    NAPLES, Fla. - Sheila Peabody Abbett, "Baba", died June 1. She was 82. Abbett was born Jan. 16, 1931, to Sheldon and Emma Peabody Abbett, of Greenwich. She was a longtime resident of Greenwich and moved full-time to Naples in her later years. She was a lifer at Greenwich ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Daily Greenwich

Quotes

  1. "I knew at the beginning that whatever decision I made would be a decision for life," Izzo said during a Tuesday news conference on campus. "I am going to be a lifer. This is what I'm going to be, and I'm damn proud of it."
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Tom Izzo Source: Windsor Star

  2. "I said basically I'm not going to be a lifer," Piniella said. "So I would think it would be very close, yes."
    on Oct 1, 2008 By: Lou Piniella Source: ABC News

  3. "I would have signed a similar deal with the Yankees had Andy stayed in New York," said Clemens. "I thought he was a lifer there. I know when we were in the playoffs in 2003 and Andy's contract was coming up, he wasn't sure about what he was...
    on Mar 17, 2007 By: Roger Clemens Source: MLB.com

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