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earth·ling

 (ûrth′lĭng)
n.
1. One, especially a human, that inhabits the planet Earth.
2. A person devoted to the world; a worldling.

earthling

(ˈɜːθlɪŋ)
n
(esp in poetry or science fiction) an inhabitant of the earth; human being
[C16: from earth + ling1]

earth•ling

(ˈɜrθ lɪŋ)

n.
1. an inhabitant of earth; mortal.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.earthling - an inhabitant of the earthearthling - an inhabitant of the earth    
denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, indweller - a person who inhabits a particular place
Translations
Erdling
jarðarbúi

earthling

[ˈɜːθlɪŋ] Nterrícola mf

earthling

[ˈɜːrθlɪŋ] n (= human) (SCIENCE FICTION)terrien(ne) m/f

earthling

n (pej)Erdenwurm m
References in classic literature ?
Perhaps she will never again suffer a poor, unworthy earthling to walk in the shadow of her divine presence.
Jim, once a powerful figure on Earth, is now a 'wolfling' - a trained pet for entertainment - to those of the Throne World; but those aliens don't know humans, and Jim is determined to display the prowess of Earthlings to these would-be rulers in a fine story of feisty interplanetary encounters.
ETs should be reassured earthlings really are doing their best not to spread intergalactic epidemics.
Harry Hill's Alien Fun Capsule tasks teams with finding anything that is fun or funny enough for Hill to place in a capsule that would convince aliens earthlings are worthy of saving.
El que se considera el documental pionero sobre el tema, Earthlings (2005) de Shaun Monson, comienza reprochando a su audiencia ser complice de un holocausto.
Meanwhile, the Earthlings continue to feed on a diet of popcorn and hotdogs in the belief that they are "not alone" - at least until the lights come on.
Originally, eight years ago, back in 2010, we just hoped to harvest a modest amount of consternation energy by having our operatives create a little bit of what earthlings call "congressional gridlock" in that U.
Dusty Earthlings explores environmental ethics from a Christian standpoint, doing justice along the way to the conceptual and theoretical challenges of thinking about nature as well as grounding his work in the nitty-gritty dust and dirt of this world.
They are spreading an alien dust over the planet to confuse earthlings about using their computers to understand everything and anything electronically instead of their brains.
Earthlings spend fortunes on clothes they wear only once and invite relations who they will never see again'; 'Pets--any other animal species that Earthlings capture and keep locked in their dwellings.
Gort shares with Bud that he is glad Bud is not an Earthling because Earthlings are the most feared and hated people in the universe.