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. Albert Schweitzer:

    We cannot possibly let ourselves get frozen into regarding everyone we do not know as an absolute stranger.

  2. Walt Whitman:

    Stranger, if you passing meet me and desire to speak to me, why should you not speak to me And why should I not speak to you

  3. House Speaker Paul Ryan:

    Sometimes reality is stranger than fiction around here these days. I don't really think anything of it. I don't really know him.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    It's only a myth that "Lightning never strikes the same place twice". Very recently , on June 30, 2014, three skyscrapers from Chicago were struck by lightning 17 times - 10 strikes to the Sears (Willis) Tower, 8 to the Trump Tower, and 4 to the John Hancock Center. Scientifically speaking, Lightning can strike any location more than once, given enough time, and at the same spot over and over again. It may take as little a few seconds in a single thunderstorm, or as long as millions of years - but Lightning will eventually strike twice at least. That's the reality that is stranger than fiction.

  5. G. K. Chesterton:

    Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers. In the perfect stranger we perceive man himself; the image of a God is not disguised by resemblances to an uncle or doubts of wisdom of a mustache.

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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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