Definitions for inhabitantɪnˈhæb ɪ tənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inhabitant, habitant, dweller, denizen, indweller(noun)

    a person who inhabits a particular place


  1. inhabitant(Noun)

    Someone or thing who lives in a place.

  2. Origin: inhabitant, from inhabitans, present participle of inhabito, from in- + habito (frequentative of habeo, from ghabh-.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inhabitant(noun)

    one who dwells or resides permanently in a place, as distinguished from a transient lodger or visitor; as, an inhabitant of a house, a town, a city, county, or state

  2. Inhabitant(noun)

    one who has a legal settlement in a town, city, or parish; a permanent resident

  3. Origin: [L. inhabitans, -antis, p. pr. of inhabitare.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    A native of any village, town or city. OLDEST INHABITANT The Champion Liar.

British National Corpus

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    Rank popularity for the word 'inhabitant' in Nouns Frequency: #2154

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