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Stranger meaning

stranger - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. One who is strange, foreign, or unknown.
  2. 2. One who comes from a foreign land; a foreigner.
  3. 3. One whose home is at a distance from the place where he is, but in the same country.
  4. 4. One who is unknown or unacquainted; as, the gentleman is a stranger to me; hence, one not admitted to communication, fellowship, or acquaintance.
  5. 5. One not belonging to the family or household; a guest; a visitor.
  6. 6. One not privy or party an act, contract, or title; a mere intruder or intermeddler; one who interferes without right; as, actual possession of land gives a good title against a stranger having no title; as to strangers, a mortgage is considered merely as a pledge; a mere stranger to the levy.
  7. 7. To estrange; to alienate.
  8. 8. A foreigner; one in a foreign or unfamiliar region; unknown person or guest.

stranger - examples of usage

  1. When he thought of this other Rabbit, it was always as the stranger. - "Mrs. Peter Rabbit", Thornton W. Burgess.
  2. Said the stranger: " I think that is his heart." - "They Call Me Carpenter", Upton Sinclair.
  3. " I suppose that wouldn't do," said the stranger. - "They Call Me Carpenter", Upton Sinclair.
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