mourner
noun see mourn

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Mourner — Mourn er (m[=o]rn [ e]r), n. 1. One who mourns or is grieved at any misfortune, as the death of a friend. [1913 Webster] His mourners were two hosts, his friends and foes. Byron. [1913 Webster] 2. One who attends a funeral as a hired mourner.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mourner — (n.) late 14c., agent noun from MOURN (Cf. mourn) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • mourner — ► NOUN ▪ a person who attends a funeral as a relative or friend of the dead person …   English terms dictionary

  • mourner — [môr′nər] n. 1. a) a person who is in mourning b) any of the persons attending a funeral 2. a person who makes a public profession of penitence at a revival meeting …   English World dictionary

  • Mourner — For other uses, see Mourner (disambiguation). Mourning angels at the tomb of Pedro I of Portugal (died 1367), Alcobaça Monastery Mourning figures or weepers (French pleurants) have been conventional elements of tomb architecture since the Gothic… …   Wikipedia

  • mourner — UK [ˈmɔː(r)nə(r)] / US [ˈmɔrnər] noun [countable] Word forms mourner : singular mourner plural mourners someone who is at a funeral, especially a relative or close friend of the dead person …   English dictionary

  • mourner — [[t]mɔ͟ː(r)nə(r)[/t]] mourners N COUNT A mourner is a person who attends a funeral, especially as a relative or friend of the dead person …   English dictionary

  • mourner — n sorrower, griever, lamenter, weeper, wail er, bewailer, bemoaner, elegizer, repiner, groaner, whimperer; survivor, widow or widower, bereaved person, orphan, Sl. relict; commiserator, condoler, pallbearer, bearer, undertaker, Brit. Obs. mute,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • mourner — aulijos statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Laniocera angl. mourner vok. Aulia, f rus. аулия, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – atilos siauresnis terminas – pilkoji aulija siauresnis terminas – rusvoji aulija …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • mourner — niūrieji tironai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Rhytipterna angl. mourner vok. Rhytipterna, f rus. траурный тиранн, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – atilos siauresnis terminas – kajeninis niūrusis tironas siauresnis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

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