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Definitions for sinner
ˈsɪn ərsin·ner

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word sinner.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sinner, evildoernoun

    a person who sins (without repenting)


  1. sinnernoun

    a person who has sinned

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sinnernoun

    Etymology: from sin.

    Let the boldest sinner take this one consideration along with him, when he is going to sin, that whether the sin he is about to act ever comes to be pardoned or no, yet, as soon as it is acted, it quite turns the balance, puts his salvation upon the venture, and makes it ten to one odds against him. South.

    Here’s that which is too weak to be a sinner, honest water, which ne’er left man i’ th’ mire. William Shakespeare, Timon.

    Over the guilty then the fury shakes
    The sounding whip, and brandishes her snakes,
    And the pale sinner with her sisters takes. John Dryden, Æn.

    Thither, where sinners may have rest, I go,
    Where flames refin’d in breasts seraphick glow. Alexander Pope.

    Whether the charmer sinner it or saint it,
    If folly grows romantick, I must paint it. Alexander Pope.


  1. Sinner

    Sinner is a song by American rock band Drowning Pool and is from their debut album of the same name. Serving as the first track on the album, the song also was released as the third single from the album. It is the last single to feature Dave Williams as lead vocalist before his death the following day. The track served as the theme song of the film The One, starring Jet Li. This was also the theme song of WWE Vengeance 2001.


  1. sinner

    A sinner is a person who transgresses against divine law by committing an immoral act or acts. The term is typically used in a religious context, where sin is considered a violation of a god's or gods' commandments, or violating moral codes of behaviour as set by religion or society.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sinnernoun

    one who has sinned; especially, one who has sinned without repenting; hence, a persistent and incorrigible transgressor; one condemned by the law of God

  2. Sinnerverb

    to act as a sinner


  1. Sinner

    Sinner are a German heavy metal band formed by vocalist and bassist Mat Sinner in 1982. They were part of the German heavy/speed/power metal scene. Their latest album, One Bullet Left, was released in 2011.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    A stupid person who gets found out.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sinner is ranked #24031 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Sinner surname appeared 1,049 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Sinner.

    94% or 987 total occurrences were White.
    2.7% or 29 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.3% or 25 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sinner in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sinner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of sinner in a Sentence

  1. New Testament:

    Do not envy a sinner you don't know what disaster awaits him.

  2. Michael Zeldin:

    In some sense, Paul Manafort has already testified through the admission of Paul Manafort emails, as a prosecutor, you can say Gates was credible. He's not a saint, he's an admitted sinner, he's going to go to jail for his sins, but what he told you today is true. We know it's true because of all the other witnesses who we'll go through the testimony of, and all the documentary evidence which we'll go through, including emails from Mr. Paul Manafort, that corroborate Paul Manafort testimony.


    No man is a complete Sinner nor Saint, we're an influx of both intensities just varying in degrees!

  4. President Trump:

    Both Graham and Perkins are all flawed people, the president is a sinner. Franklin Graham is a sinner. We are not perfect people.

  5. Martin Luther:

    Be a sinner and sin mightily, but more mightily believe and rejoice in Christ.

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