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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."
It affects a lot of earthlings in many different ways.
However, NASAaACAOs latest interactive book has been able to do just that, giving us earthlings a look into how the planet looks from the outer space.
And conclude "they can't help them selves for They are merely weak earthlings genetically wired To live their lives and sin, so, will the keeper Of the pearly gates just shrug his shoulders And say?
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.
Earthlings have been obsessed with such questions since God knows how long.
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.
Please stop being blinkered to the abuse of our fellow "Earthlings" who share this planet.
You are the perfect tutor for children who have to deal with feisty female Earthlings and potential feminist extraterrestrials."