Stranger Definition

strānjər
strangers
noun
strangers
An outsider, newcomer, or foreigner.
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A person not known or familiar to one; person who is not an acquaintance.
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A guest or visitor.
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A person unaccustomed (to something specified); novice.
An athlete who is no stranger to physical pain.
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A person who is not party (to an act, agreement, title, etc.)
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adjective

Comparative form of strange: more strange.

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Synonyms:
  • curiouser
  • quainter
  • weirder
  • quirkier
  • queerer
  • odder
  • crankier
  • kookier
  • funnier
  • eerier
  • freakier
  • newer
  • rarer
  • unfriendlier
Antonyms:
verb

(obsolete) To estrange; to alienate.

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Other Word Forms of Stranger

Noun

Singular:
stranger
Plural:
strangers

Origin of Stranger

  • Old French estrangier (“foreign, alien"), from Latin extraneus (“foreign, external") (whence also English estrange), from extra (“outside of").

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English from Old French estrangier from estrange strange strange

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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