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ˈsɪn ərsin·ner

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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.

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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  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. 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.

  2. Jayne Fincher/Princess Diana Archive/Getty Images:

    It was always that Diana was portrayed as the saint and I was portrayed as the sinner, bad Fergie sold an awful lot of papers.

  3. Mahatma Gandhi:

    Hate the sin, love the sinner.


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

  5. Martin Luther:

    Be a sinner and sin strongly, but more strongly have faith and rejoice in Christ.

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    a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
    • A. peccadillo
    • B. hunch
    • C. elan
    • D. evangelist

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