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also East·ern·er  (ē′stər-nər)
A native or inhabitant of the east, especially the eastern United States.


(Sociology) (sometimes not capital) a native or inhabitant of the east of any specified region, esp of the Orient or of the eastern states of the US


(ˈi stər nər)

n. (often cap.)
a native or inhabitant of an eastern area, esp. the eastern U.S.
[1830–40, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.easterner - an inhabitant of an eastern area; especially of the U.S.
denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, indweller - a person who inhabits a particular place


[ˈiːstənəʳ] N (esp US) → habitante mf del este


n (esp US) → Oststaatler(in) m(f); he’s an easternerer kommt aus dem Osten


[ˈiːstənəʳ] noriginario/a della parte orientale del paese
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It was quite the custom, after dinner, for many of the better classes of society, especially when entertaining curious Easterners, to spend an hour or several in motoring from dance-hall to dance-hall and cheap cabaret to cheap cabaret.
You young Easterners," he said, "are a mile-and-a-half too good for this country, and you don't catch on to our play.
But as an Easterner stands there, he feels the isolation of that Far Western State, and he will always feel it, until he can talk from one side of the United States to the other.
MANY North Easterners will share the frustration of MP Jim Cousins at the secrecy surrounding the deal between Newcastle International Airport and the man who used to be its chief.
North Easterners work in every corner of the world, earning their living as they do so, while companies based in the region must export to stay in business.
Research by TV channel Sky Real Lives shows more than half of North Easterners believe in fate and tempting luck.
THE housing crash appears to be deterring North Easterners from ploughing their cash into property, according to our latest online poll.
The New North Easterners shows how many of the arriving Poles are highly educated - with degrees and skill qualifications-but are working in bars or factories, or as cleaners.
Listening to Easterners talk about the challenges of shipping to the West Coast and racing at Santa Anita, you'd get the idea we're somewhere in the Himalayas and the track is made of broken concrete.
CONCERNED North Easterners believe the Government should do more to tackle climate change.
They're feeling the administration has very tough attitudes toward Middle Easterners or Muslims and they get concerned.
Instead, the truth is more straightforward: the North Easterners simply cannot stop exercising fervid imaginations that are obsessed with driving the region forward.