What does foreigner mean?

Definitions for foreigner
ˈfɔr ə nər, ˈfɒr-for·eign·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. foreigner, alien, noncitizen, outlandernoun

    a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country

  2. foreigner, outsidernoun

    someone who is excluded from or is not a member of a group


  1. foreignernoun

    A person from a foreign country.

  2. foreignernoun

    A private job run by an employee at a trade factory rather than going through the business.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foreignernoun

    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


  1. Foreigner

    Foreigner is a British-American rock band, originally formed in 1976 by veteran English musician Mick Jones and fellow briton and ex-King Crimson member Ian McDonald along with American vocalist Lou Gramm. Foreigner are one of the world’s best-selling bands of all time with worldwide sales of nearly 80 million albums, including 37.5 million albums in the United States alone.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    One who is eligible to the police force. From Grk. _fero_, to carry off, and _enara_, spoils. One who carries off the spoils.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'foreigner' in Nouns Frequency: #2622

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of foreigner in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of foreigner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of foreigner in a Sentence

  1. Ana Maria Belique:

    This is absurd. How are they going to take away a document that I already have, that is mine, and give me one as a foreigner when I have never been outside of the country?

  2. Deidre Berger:

    Much of the hate stems from anti-foreigner and anti-refugee sentiments, triggered by the influx of close to a million Muslims from the war-torn Middle East and Afghanistan.

  3. Italo Calvino:

    The ideal place for me is the one in which it is most natural to live as a foreigner.

  4. Erik Pevernagie:

    Everyone feels like an alien to someone else or even sometimes to oneself. Whether native, foreigner or exile, whether assimilated or singular, whether straight or gay, important is to find an access to the open public space, the 'space of appearance' and the gate to a citizenship of the world. (Township)

  5. Zaw Myint Maung:

    General Aung San is the father of the military. Aung San Suu Kyi is born from two Burmese citizens. It's sad that they said she is a foreigner.

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    be contingent upon (something that is elided)
    • A. jeopardize
    • B. attend
    • C. depend
    • D. acclaim

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