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Synonyms for foreigner
ˈfɔr ə nər, ˈfɒr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. foreigner, alien, noncitizen, outlander(noun)

    a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country

    unknown, extraterrestrial, stranger, alien, outsider, noncitizen, outlander, extraterrestrial being

  2. foreigner, outsider(noun)

    someone who is excluded from or is not a member of a group

    noncitizen, outsider, outlander, alien


  1. foreigner(noun)

    alienNoun, strangerNoun

  2. foreigner(noun)

    A person from a foreign country.

    alienNoun, strangerNoun

  3. foreigner(noun)

    A private job run by an employee at a trade factory rather than going through the business.

    alienNoun, strangerNoun

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. foreigner(n)

    A naturalized citizen is not an alien, though a foreigner by birth, and perhaps a stranger in the place where he resides. A person of foreign birth not naturalized is an alien, though he may have been resident in the country a large part of a lifetime, and ceased to be a stranger to its people or institutions. He is an alien in one country if his allegiance is to another. The people of any country still residing in their own land are, strictly speaking, foreigners to the people of all other countries, rather than aliens; but alien and foreigner are often used synonymously.

    alien, alien, stranger

    citizen, countryman, fellow-countryman, native, native-born inhabitant, naturalized person

    Aliens to (more rarely from) our nation and laws; aliens in our land, among our people.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. foreigner(n.)

    alien, stranger

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. foreigner(n)

    alien, emigrant, immigrant

    native, indigene, citizen

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "foreigner":

    alien, foreign, stranger, foreigners, aliens, non-citizen, étranger, abroad, 'étranger

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How to use foreigner in a sentence?

  1. Abby Stoddard:

    If you're going to stand out as a foreigner, you might create more distrust as to what you are doing there and bring more risk on yourself, and aid workers are treated suspiciously anyway.

  2. Fredy Landa:

    Why should we have to wait for a foreigner to do it when we Cubans can show the truly beautiful Cuba that we have, these are times to challenge ourselves and to try new things and that's what we are doing.

  3. Fernando Benitez:

    We believe authorities are using the deportation -- which is an executive prerogative here in Mexico, whereby the executive branch can deport any foreigner without cause and without a trial whenever they see fit -- and they're using that in lieu of an extradition, to the extent of our knowledge, he has committed no crime at all in Mexico.

  4. Jonathan Nagel:

    Im in my country,being treated like Im some kind of criminal or foreigner who has ill-intent -- and Im not.

  5. Andy Ho:

    You're not a foreigner, are you? yet you're not Vietnamese either. You're somewhere in between.

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