Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: leper
IPA transcription: [l'ɛpɚ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: leper
    Meaning: a pariah who is avoided by others
  • Synonyms: leper, lazar
    Meaning: a person afflicted with leprosy
Usage examples
  • "Something like a leper.
  • After supper the knight shared his own bed with the leper.
  • At midnight, while the young man was fast asleep, the leper breathed upon his back.
  • This awakened the knight, who turned quickly in his bed and found that the leper was gone.
  • As they were passing a deep mire they heard cries for help, and turning, saw a poor leper who was sinking in the mud.
  • If the knight had not done this, the leper would have been driven out of the town, with nothing to eat and no place in which to sleep.