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Meaning of FOREIGNER

Pronunciation:  'forunur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
  2. [n]  someone who is not a member of a group

FOREIGNER is a 9 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: alien, noncitizen, outlander, outsider
 Antonyms: citizen
 See Also: au pair, deportee, exile, gringo, import, importee, metic, stranger, transalpine, traveler, traveller, unknown



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\For"eign*er\, n.
A person belonging to or owning allegiance to a foreign
country; one not native in the country or jurisdiction under
consideration, or not naturalized there; an alien; a

      Joy is such a foreigner, So mere a stranger to my
      thoughts.                                --Denham.

      Nor could the majesty of the English crown appear in a
      greater luster, either to foreigners or subjects.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a foreigner in your dream, represents an aspect of yourself that is unfamiliar or strange to you. You may be neglecting or ignoring some important feelings or talents.
Easton Bible Dictionary

a Gentile. Such as resided among the Hebrews were required by the law to be treated with kindness (Ex. 22:21; 23:9; Lev. 19:33, 34; 23:22; Deut. 14:28; 16:10, 11; 24:19). They enjoyed in many things equal rights with the native-born residents (Ex. 12:49; Lev. 24:22; Num. 15:15; 35:15), but were not allowed to do anything which was an abomination according to the Jewish law (Ex. 20:10; Lev. 17:15,16; 18:26; 20:2; 24:16, etc.).

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: alien, barbarian, deracine, displaced person, emigre, exile, foreign devil, gringo, immigrant, new arrival, newcomer, outlander, outlaw, outsider, refugee, stranger, the Wandering Jew, tramontane, Uitlander, ultramontane, wanderer