Synonyms of prisoner in English:

prisoner


See definition of prisoner

noun

1‘a prisoner serving a life sentence’

SYNONYMS

convict, inmate

trusty

informal jailbird, con, lifer

British informal lag, old lag

North American informal yardbird

archaic transport

2‘the army took several hundred prisoners’

SYNONYMS

prisoner of war, POW

hostage, captive, detainee, internee