Definition of "leper" []

  • A person affected by leprosy. (noun)
  • A person who is avoided by others; a pariah. (noun)
  • A person who has leprosy (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A person who is ignored or despised (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "leper" in a sentence
  • "Today, the term leper is often used to refer to a person excluded from society."
  • "Such a leper is a lonely outcast, living in constant fear of discovery and slowly and surely rotting away."
  • "But only making the country worse for another 4-8 years and turning your candidate into political leper is not the way to do it. sheep"