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1. stranger

noun. ['ˈstreɪndʒɝ'] anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found.

Synonyms

  • alien
  • intruder
  • unknown
  • interloper
  • foreigner
  • outsider

Antonyms

  • citizen
  • native
  • intrinsic
  • acknowledged

Etymology

  • estrangier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • extraneus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Stranger

  • exchanger
  • endanger
  • pranger
  • granger
  • manger
  • danger
  • changer
  • arranger

Example sentences of the word stranger


1. Noun, singular or mass
To her, you'll have just brought a stranger home.

Quotes containing the word stranger


1. Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.
- Melody Beattie

2. If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger.
- Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

3. In those early years in New York when I was a stranger in a big city, it was the companionship and later friendship which I was offered in the Linnean Society that was the most important thing in my life.
- Ernst Mayr

2. stranger

noun. ['ˈstreɪndʒɝ'] an individual that one is not acquainted with.

Synonyms

  • mortal
  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • known
  • glorious
  • familiar
  • onymous

Etymology

  • estrangier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • extraneus (Latin)
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