Definition of 'mourner'
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Thousands of chanting mourners attended the funerals of four soldiers killed in early fighting. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It will stop frequently to let mourners pay tribute. The Sun (2013)Two attacks on funeral mourners were also confirmed by the team and other sources. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Barely a dozen mourners attended the burial because the family could not afford food for a wake. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In the first scene we meet mourners at a funeral. Times, Sunday Times (2015)By noon the pubs and cafés were overflowing with mourners and lines were forming along the sides of the road. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Body contact between mourners and dead relatives is a common way for Ebola to spread. The Sun (2015)Along the way, mourners lined streets and paid tribute to the dead with bursts of applause. The Sun (2014)More than 300 mourners attended an emotional funeral service for the tragic youngsters and their parents. The Sun (2009)Fittingly, hundreds of mourners at his funeral wore blue shirts. Times, Sunday Times (2014)HUNDREDS of mourners pay their respects yesterday as five tragic helicopter heroes return home. The Sun (2014)She was Joined by hundreds of mourners paying tribute to the infants and mothers buried anonymously in the grounds. Times, Sunday Times (2014)All but one of the dead were mourners at the funeral of a headteacher who was shot dead at his school near Fallujah. The Sun (2008)HUNDREDS of mourners yesterday attended the funeral of the teacher killed when a coach full of pupils crashed on a skiing trip. The Sun (2012)When the mourners arrived they included former neighbours, Co-op work colleagues and the family. The Sun (2008)Still the line of mourners stretched out the door, visible proof that people genuinely respected Dad. Christianity Today (2000)At his funeral, there was an outpouring of grief; the streets were lined with mourners. Times, Sunday Times (2012)At her funeral, mourners were asked for donations to the museum, rather than flowers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A MAN was arrested after mourners paying respects to their dead mum saw a rubber skeleton hanging yards away. The Sun (2010)
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Translations for 'mourner'
British English: mourner NOUN
A mourner is a person who attends a funeral, especially as a relative or friend of the dead person.
Weeks after his death, mourners still gather outside the house.
Definition of mourner from the Collins English Dictionary
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