Foreigner - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɔːrənər|  American pronunciation of the word foreigner
Brit.  |ˈfɒrɪnə|  British pronunciation of the word foreigner


- a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country (syn: alien, noncitizen, outlander)
- someone who is excluded from or is not a member of a group (syn: outsider)


...I can tell by your accent you're a foreigner in these parts....

Some of the local people are suspicious of foreigners.

Dark hair is a note of the foreigner of southern extraction.

He is foreigner by his speech.

He is a foreigner, as is evident from his accent.

I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner

the foreigner spoke to us quite intelligibly

Word forms

singular: foreigner
plural: foreigners
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