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- extranean - An outsider or stranger, a person not belonging to a household.
- barbarian - Based on Greek barbaros, "stranger" or "enemy."
- stranger - Originally a foreigner, from Old French estrangier, from Latin extraneus, "person outside."
- pilgrim - Its basic meaning was "traveler, homeless wanderer," from Latin peregrinum, "foreigner, stranger."
A stranger is someone who you have never met before.
Don't use 'stranger' to talk about someone who comes from a country that is not your own. You can refer to him or her as a foreigner, but this word can sound rather impolite. It is better to say, for example, 'someone from abroad' or 'a person from overseas'.
|Noun||1.||stranger - anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found|
interloper, intruder, trespasser - someone who intrudes on the privacy or property of another without permission
|2.||stranger - an individual that one is not acquainted with|
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
"a stranger in a strange land" Bible: Exodus
stranger[ˈstreɪndʒəʳ] N (= unknown person) → desconocido/a m/f, extraño/a m/f; (from another area etc) → forastero/a m/f
he's a stranger to me → es un desconocido para mí
I'm a stranger here → yo soy nuevo aquí
hello, stranger! → ¡cuánto tiempo sin vernos!
you're quite a stranger! → ¡apenas te dejas ver!
he is no stranger to vice → conoce bien los vicios
Don't talk to strangers → Ne parle pas aux inconnus.
don't be a stranger! (= keep in touch) → on reste en contact