What does stranger mean?

Definitions for stranger
ˈstreɪn dʒərstran·ger

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stranger, alien, unknownnoun

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

  2. strangernoun

    an individual that one is not acquainted with

Wiktionary

  1. strangernoun

    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. strangernoun

    An outsider or foreigner

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

  3. strangernoun

    A newcomer.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Strangernoun

    one who is strange, foreign, or unknown

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

  2. Strangernoun

    one who comes from a foreign land; a foreigner

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

  3. Strangernoun

    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. Strangernoun

    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. Strangernoun

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

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

  6. Strangernoun

    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. Strangerverb

    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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
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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. Cortez Masto:

    Senator Reid is no stranger to a fight. Senator Reid beat Senator Reid opponents in the boxing ring, took on the mob in Nevada, and moved bills in the Senate that no one believed could be done, senator Reid'll beat cancer too. I wish Senator Reid a speedy and successful recovery.

  2. Steve Maraboli:

    In this busy world, we should never be a stranger to love and compassion. It is the fertile soil in the garden of peace."

  3. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    You are most likely to respect a stranger more than you respect your parents and siblings, the people whom you know inside out.

  4. Suzy Kassem:

    Each time you say hello to a stranger, your heart acknowledges over and over again that we are all family.

  5. Randolph:

    If with a stranger thou discourse, first learn, By strictest observation, to discern If he be wiser than thyself, if so, Be dumb, and rather choose by him to know; But if thyself perchance the wiser be, Then do thou speak, that he may learn by thee.

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Translations for stranger

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  • 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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