Definition of sinner noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsɪnə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪnər//
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a person who has committed a sin or sins (= broken God’s law)Extra examples The preacher called on sinners to repent and return to the Church. Why should God help her, miserable sinner that she was? God forgives all sinners who repent. They believe that you should love the sinner and hate the sin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sinner