Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who sins or does wrong; a transgressor.
  • noun A scamp.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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  • noun a person who has sinned

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

  • noun a person who sins (without repenting)

Etymologies

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sin +‎ -er.

Examples

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

    August 26, 2011