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Definition of "sinner" []

  • One that sins or does wrong; a transgressor. (noun)
  • A scamp. (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.

Use "sinner" in a sentence
  • "S. Augustine says [244]: "If God did not hear sinners, in vain would the publican have said, _God be merciful to me a sinner_"; and S. Chrysostom says [245]: "_Every one that asketh receiveth_ -- that is, whether he be just man or sinner.""
  • "The grace of God in calling a sinner is a powerful engagement to holiness."
  • "“He would be what we call a sinner and he needs to make a change in his life.”"