1. prisoner

noun. ['ˈprɪzənɝ, ˈprɪznɝ'] a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war.


  • surety
  • unfortunate
  • internee
  • unfortunate person
  • political detainee
  • yard bird
  • POW
  • prisoner of war
  • political prisoner
  • con
  • yardbird
  • captive
  • detainee
  • inmate
  • hostage


  • uncertainty
  • achiever
  • privileged
  • fortunate

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Words that Rhyme with Prisoner

  • mizner
  • misner

Example sentences of the word prisoner

1. Noun, singular or mass
This allows the prisoner to write to someone free of charge and tell them where they are.

Quotes containing the word prisoner

1. Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
- Deepak Chopra

2. Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.
- Bob Marley

3. There is something about words. In expert hands, manipulated deftly, they take you prisoner. Wind themselves around your limbs like spider silk, and when you are so enthralled you cannot move, they pierce your skin, enter your blood, numb your thoughts. Inside you they work their magic.
- Diane Setterfield, The Thirteenth Tale