foreigner


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for·eign·er

 (fôr′ə-nər, fŏr′-)
n.
1. One who is from a foreign country or place.
2. One who is from outside a particular group or community; an outsider.

foreigner

(ˈfɒrɪnə)
n
1. a person from a foreign country; alien
2. an outsider or interloper
3. something from a foreign country, such as a ship or product

for•eign•er

(ˈfɔr ə nər, ˈfɒr-)

n.
1. a person not native to the country or jurisdiction under consideration; alien.
2. a person from outside one's community.
[1375–1425]
syn: See stranger.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foreigner - a person who comes from a foreign countryforeigner - a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
traveler, traveller - a person who changes location
au pair - a young foreigner who lives with a family in return for doing light housework
deportee, exile - a person who is expelled from home or country by authority
gringo - a Latin American (disparaging) term for foreigners (especially Americans and Englishmen)
importee, import - an imported person brought from a foreign country; "the lead role was played by an import from Sweden"; "they are descendants of indentured importees"
metic - an alien who paid a fee to reside in an ancient Greek city
2.foreigner - someone who is excluded from or is not a member of a group
stranger, unknown, alien - anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
transalpine - one living on or coming from the other side of the Alps from Italy

foreigner

noun alien, incomer, immigrant, non-native, stranger, newcomer, settler, outlander She was a foreigner and wouldn't understand.
Related words
like xenomania
fear xenophobia

foreigner

noun
A person coming from another country or into a new community:
Translations
أَجْنَبِيّشَخْص أجْنَبيشَخْص غَريب
cizinec
fremmedudlænding
ulkomaalainen
stranac
idegen
útlendingurókunnugur maîur
外国人
외국인
străin
tujec
utlänning
ชาวต่างชาติ
người nước ngoài

foreigner

[ˈfɒrɪnəʳ] Nextranjero/a m/f

foreigner

[ˈfɒrɪr] nétranger/ère m/fforeign exchange n
(= system) → change m
(= money) → devises fplforeign exchange market nmarché m des changesforeign exchange rate ncours m des devisesforeign investment ninvestissement m à l'étrangerForeign Legion n
the Foreign Legion → la Légion (étrangère)Foreign Office n (British)ministère m des Affaires étrangèresforeign policy npolitique f étrangèreForeign Secretary n (British)ministre mf des Affaires étrangèresforeign service n (US)service m diplomatique

foreigner

n (neg!)Ausländer(in) m(f)

foreigner

[ˈfɒrɪnəʳ] nstraniero/a

foreign

(ˈforən) adjective
1. belonging to a country other than one's own. a foreign passport.
2. (with to) not naturally part of. Anger was foreign to her nature.
ˈforeigner noun
1. a person from another country.
2. an unfamiliar person.

foreigner

أَجْنَبِيّ cizinec fremmed Ausländer ξένος extranjero ulkomaalainen étranger stranac straniero 外国人 외국인 buitenlander utlending cudzoziemiec estrangeiro иностранец utlänning ชาวต่างชาติ yabancı người nước ngoài 外国人
References in classic literature ?
The only waking moments at which he appeared to relax from his cares, and to recreate himself by going anywhere or saying anything without a pervading object, were when he showed a dawning interest in the lame foreigner with the stick, down Bleeding Heart Yard.
But it is at least problematical, whether an unjust sentence against a foreigner, where the subject of controversy was wholly relative to the lex loci, would not, if unredressed, be an aggression upon his sovereign, as well as one which violated the stipulations of a treaty or the general law of nations.
Snagsby in a mysterious low voice, "it is relating--not to put too fine a point upon it--to the foreigner, sir
A SOLITARY foreigner, drifting about London, drifted toward Fulham on the day of the Foot-Race.
It was a proud occasion for the widow, and she promised herself high satisfaction in showing off her fine foreign birds before her neighbors and friends--simple folk who had hardly ever seen a foreigner of any kind, and never one of any distinction or style.
I desired the secretary to present my humble duty to the emperor; and to let him know, "that I thought it would not become me, who was a foreigner, to interfere with parties; but I was ready, with the hazard of my life, to defend his person and state against all invaders.
Brand"--poor, so poor that she was obliged to pawn her ring--left, by a man who was a foreigner, alone with her little girl--was I on the trace of her at that moment?
A plot in the prisons, of the foreigner against the Republic.
Her personal appearance, and her imperfect English when she spoke, informed me that she was a foreigner.
But I am not a foreigner, sir," said she, with an accent as pure as ever was heard between Portsmouth and Manchester; "my name is Lady Clarik, and this measure--"
Again, the prince who holds a country differing in the above respects ought to make himself the head and defender of his less powerful neighbours, and to weaken the more powerful amongst them, taking care that no foreigner as powerful as himself shall, by any accident, get a footing there; for it will always happen that such a one will be introduced by those who are discontented, either through excess of ambition or through fear, as one has seen already.
In attendance on him was the head of the imperial staff, Quartermaster General Prince Volkonski, as well as generals, imperial aides-de-camp, diplomatic officials, and a large number of foreigners, but not the army staff.