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.
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lone wolf

n
a person who prefers to be alone
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lone′ wolf′


n.
Informal.
a person who prefers to live, act, or work alone or independent of others.
[1905–10, Amer.]
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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
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Translations

lone wolf

n (fig)Einzelgänger m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

lone wolf

n (fig) → tipo solitario
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
Akela, the great gray Lone Wolf, who led all the Pack by strength and cunning, lay out at full length on his rock, and below him sat forty or more wolves of every size and color, from badger-colored veterans who could handle a buck alone to young black three-year-olds who thought they could.
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.
Therefore, I ask, who comes to make an end of the Lone Wolf? For it is my right, by the Law of the Jungle, that ye come one by one."
"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.
The Lone Wolf Pack was founded by 25-year-old Georgia Nichol last year after she decided to set up a clothing brand that would get people talking about their mental health.
He told the Parliament Select Committee (PSC) on the Easter Sunday attacks today that while the immediate threat in Sri Lanka has been contained "lone wolf" attacks were still possible.
An expert on neo-Nazis who was a lead prosecution witness at two landmark terror trials in Scotland has warned rising political tension could lead to more "lone wolf" attacks.
Summary: After a terrorist attack in Tripoli last week left four Lebanese security personnel dead, officials chalked up the incident to a lone wolf attacker.
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