Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that sins or does wrong; a transgressor.
  • n. A scamp.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a person who has sinned

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who has sinned; especially, one who has sinned without repenting; hence, a persistent and incorrigible transgressor; one condemned by the law of God.
  • intransitive v. To act as a sinner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To act as a sinner: with indefinite it.
  • n. One who sins; one who disobeys or transgresses the divine law.
  • n. One who fails in any duty or transgresses any law; an offender; a criminal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who sins (without repenting)

Etymologies

sin +‎ -er. (Wiktionary)

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  • JM knows that everyone does the wrong thing, sinner or later.

    August 26, 2011