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LEPER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does leper mean? 

LEPER (noun)
  The noun LEPER has 2 senses:

1. a person afflicted with leprosy
2. a pariah who is avoided by others

  Familiarity information: LEPER used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LEPER (noun)


Sense 1leper [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A person afflicted with leprosy

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

lazar; leper

Hypernyms ("leper" is a kind of...):

diseased person; sick person; sufferer (a person suffering from an illness)


Sense 2leper [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A pariah who is avoided by others

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("leper" is a kind of...):

castaway; Ishmael; outcast; pariah (a person who is rejected (from society or home))


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