martyr (plural martyrs)
- One who takes action according to his religious beliefs accepting that he will be killed by others; one who is put to death for his religion; as, Stephen was the first Christian martyr.
- Hence, one who sacrifices his life, his station, or what is of great value to him, for the sake of principle or to sustain a cause.
- (with a prepositional phrase of cause) One who suffers greatly.
- Stephen was a martyr to arthritis.
6 letters in word "martyr": A M R R T Y.
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