loner


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lon·er

 (lō′nər)
n.
One who avoids the company of other people.

loner

(ˈləʊnə)
n
informal a person or animal who avoids the company of others or prefers to be alone

lon•er

(ˈloʊ nər)

n.
a person who is or prefers to be alone, esp. one who avoids the company of others.
[1945–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.loner - a person who avoids the company or assistance of othersloner - 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

loner

noun (Informal) individualist, outsider, solitary, maverick, hermit, recluse, misanthrope, lone wolf I'm very much a loner - I never go out.
Translations

loner

[ˈləʊnəʳ] Nsolitario/a m/f

loner

[ˈləʊnər] nsolitaire m/f

loner

nEinzelgänger(in) m(f)

loner

[ˈləʊnəʳ] ntipo solitario, persona solitaria, solitario/a

loner

n (fam) solitario -ria mf
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