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How to Pronounce lifer?

Correct pronunciation for the word "lifer" is [lˈa͡ɪfə], [lˈa‍ɪfə], [l_ˈaɪ_f_ə].

What are the misspellings for lifer?

"Lifer" in context

Lifer is a term that is used to refer to a prison inmate who is serving a life sentence. When someone is sentenced to life in prison it means that they will be in prison until they die. In most cases, there is no chance of parole or any kind of early release. In this way, lifers are often seen as the most serious inmates in a prison. They are typically housed in segregated facilities where they are watched more closely.

In some cases, the term is also used outside of the prison system to describe someone's status in life.

What are similar-sounding words for lifer?

Usage over time for lifer:

This graph shows how "lifer" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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