a person who sins; transgressor.

1275–1325; Middle English; see sin1, -er1 Unabridged
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sin1 (sɪn)
1.  theol
 a.  transgression of God's known will or any principle or law regarded as embodying this
 b.  actual sin mortal sin original sin See also venial sin the condition of estrangement from God arising from such transgression
2.  any serious offence, as against a religious or moral principle
3.  any offence against a principle or standard
4.  informal live in sin (of an unmarried couple) to live together
vb , sins, sinning, sinned
5.  theol to commit a sin
6.  (usually foll by against) to commit an offence (against a person, principle, etc)
[Old English synn; related to Old Norse synth, Old High German suntea sin, Latin sons guilty]

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Example sentences
The sinner should be brought back onto the straight and narrow road.
Two psychologists argue that everyone's mind contains a liar, a cheat, and a
He was metaphorically on his knees in penitence, and confessed himself a
  miserable sinner in the loveliest manner possible.
The album presented a sinner who didn't seem particularly upset by his own sins.
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