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Definition of "probationer" [pro•ba•tion•er]

  • A person on probation. (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 "probationer" in a sentence
  • "He belly flops onto the pavement and the youngest-serving probationer is ordered out of the back of the van to scrape up his bruised, battered and extremely pissed carcass."
  • "The promise by other household occupants to keep the guns from the probationer is simply unenforceable in any practical sense and would leave a massive loophole available for exploitation by all sorts of violent felons who properly should be prohibited from possessing a firearm."
  • "I don’t disagree about the sponsorship argument, but can’t you really read this sort of condition as “probationer is not allowed to live with someone who has guns in the home”?"