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Meaning of FOREIGNER

Pronunciation:  'forunur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 
\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
stranger.

      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.
                                               --Swift.

 
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
 
 Definition: 

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
 

 

 

 

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