1. One who mourns or is grieved at any misfortune, as the death of a friend.
His mourners were two hosts, his friends and foes. --Byron.
2. One who attends a funeral as a hired mourner.
Mourners were provided to attend the funeral. --L'Estrange.
n : a person who is feeling grief (as grieving over someone who
has died) [syn: griever, sorrower, lamenter]