lone wolf


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lone wolf

n.
One who prefers to go without the company or assistance of others. Also called lone hand.

lone wolf

n
a person who prefers to be alone

lone′ wolf′


n.
Informal.
a person who prefers to live, act, or work alone or independent of others.
[1905–10, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lone wolf - a person who avoids the company or assistance of otherslone wolf - a person who avoids the company or assistance of others
individualist - a person who pursues independent thought or action
recluse, solitudinarian, troglodyte, solitary, hermit - one who lives in solitude
Translations

lone wolf

n (fig)Einzelgänger m

lone wolf

n (fig) → tipo solitario
References in classic literature ?
The Lone Wolf must have sprung and missed his hold, for Mowgli heard the snap of his teeth and then a yelp as the Sambhur knocked him over with his forefoot.
Akela the Lone Wolf lay by the side of his rock as a sign that the leadership of the Pack was open, and Shere Khan with his following of scrap-fed wolves walked to and fro openly being flattered.
For this reason," the Lone Wolf answered: "when that yellow chief's hide was hung up on the rock, I went back along our trail to the village, stepping in my tracks, turning aside, and lying down, to make a mixed trail in case one should follow us.
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