- Also called life bird . a species of bird not seen previously and that will therefore be added to the bird watcher's life list.
- the sighting of a bird of a previously unseen species: It seems like forever since I've had a lifer!
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Example sentences from the Web for lifer
The report reveals some disturbing trends in the current lifer prison population, Nellis says.
But that means a significant portion of the lifer population is behind bars for a non-homicide, Nellis points out.
They get more mail, by far, than a lifer or your average inmate coming home.
Hunder'd'n One—lifer—plays off crazy—forty lashes every Monday.The Ape, the Idiot & Other People|W. C. Morrow
A lifer, an' hasn't a friend in th' woild, but he's happy as th' day's long.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
If you stay here, you're a marked man; and when you are found tripping it'll be a lifer for you, at the least.My Friend The Murderer|A. Conan Doyle
The djinn was in for a lifer, and was immortal; so thought Challis to himself.It Never Can Happen Again|William De Morgan
Up the beach we chased, and dragged out the boat we called our ‘Lifer.’The Motor Girls on Crystal Bay|Margaret Penrose