What does stranger mean?

Definitions for stranger
ˈstreɪn dʒərstranger

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word stranger.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stranger, alien, unknown(noun)

    anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found

  2. stranger(noun)

    an individual that one is not acquainted with

Wiktionary

  1. stranger(Noun)

    A person whom one does not know; a person who is neither a friend nor an acquaintance.

    Etymology: estrangier, from extraneus (whence also English estrange), from extra.

  2. stranger(Noun)

    An outsider or foreigner

    Etymology: estrangier, from extraneus (whence also English estrange), from extra.

  3. stranger(Noun)

    A newcomer.

    Etymology: estrangier, from extraneus (whence also English estrange), from extra.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stranger(noun)

    one who is strange, foreign, or unknown

    Etymology: [OF. estrangier, F. tranger. See Strange.]

  2. Stranger(noun)

    one who comes from a foreign land; a foreigner

    Etymology: [OF. estrangier, F. tranger. See Strange.]

  3. Stranger(noun)

    one whose home is at a distance from the place where he is, but in the same country

    Etymology: [OF. estrangier, F. tranger. See Strange.]

  4. Stranger(noun)

    one who is unknown or unacquainted; as, the gentleman is a stranger to me; hence, one not admitted to communication, fellowship, or acquaintance

    Etymology: [OF. estrangier, F. tranger. See Strange.]

  5. Stranger(noun)

    one not belonging to the family or household; a guest; a visitor

    Etymology: [OF. estrangier, F. tranger. See Strange.]

  6. Stranger(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [OF. estrangier, F. tranger. See Strange.]

  7. Stranger(verb)

    to estrange; to alienate

    Etymology: [OF. estrangier, F. tranger. See Strange.]

Freebase

  1. Stranger

    The Stranger is a fictional character that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The Stranger first appeared in X-Men #11, and was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'stranger' in Nouns Frequency: #1673

How to pronounce stranger?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say stranger in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stranger in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stranger in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of stranger in a Sentence

  1. Todd Spitzer:

    If it was a stranger, the mom would have thrown the book at the guy. The family cares about the perpetrator. It's a family member.

  2. Heather Dubrow:

    Truth is stranger than fiction, which is why reality TV is so popular.”

  3. Unknown:

    Sometimes it takes a Stranger to Understand you

  4. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Let us love and respect each other as a friend, not stranger.

  5. Hrachik Adjamian:

    A lot of people keep snoozing alarm clocks and still can't wake up, our research shows that a one-minute talk to a stranger wakes your brain up with a 99% guarantee. When someone asks you questions in the morning your brain has to wake up to answer. Also you try to be kind, you try to turn on your social pattern of behavior. After the call you can't sleep anymore even if you had a short sleep.

Images & Illustrations of stranger

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Translations for stranger

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • أجنبي, غريبArabic
  • foraster, desconegut, estrangerCatalan, Valencian
  • neznámý, cizinecCzech
  • dieithrynWelsh
  • fremmedDanish
  • Fremder, Ausländer, NeulingGerman
  • ξένος, άγνωστος, νέος, αλλοδαπόςGreek
  • fremduloEsperanto
  • forastero, desconocido, extranjeroSpanish
  • خارجی, غریبهPersian
  • muukalainen, tuntematon, tulokasFinnish
  • inconnu, étrangère, étrangerFrench
  • strainséirIrish
  • coigreach, coimheachScottish Gaelic
  • परदेशी, अन्यदेशीय, विदेशी, अजनबीHindi
  • idegenekHungarian
  • օտարական, անծանոթ, նորեկArmenian
  • straniero, stranieraItalian
  • זָרHebrew
  • 知らない人, 外人, 外国人Japanese
  • extraneus, peregrinusLatin
  • tautangataMāori
  • странец, новодојденец, незнајник, туѓинец, незнаник, дојденецMacedonian
  • vreemdeDutch
  • obcy, cudzoziemiec, nieznajomy, przybyszPolish
  • recém-chegado, estrangeiro, estranhoPortuguese
  • незнакомка, инородец, чужой, чужеземец, новоприбывший, посторонний, иностранка, пришелец, незнакомец, иностранецRussian
  • tuđínac, strȁnkinja, prìdošlica, stránac, dòšljāk, došljàkinjaSerbo-Croatian
  • främling, nykomlingSwedish
  • ฝรั่งThai
  • اجنبی, پردیشیUrdu
  • người lạVietnamese

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