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lone ranger

noun

Definition of lone ranger

  1. :  one who acts alone and without consultation or the approval of others; broadly :  loner



Examples of lone ranger

  1. <something of a lone ranger among anthropologists, she does her research without either a lending hand or an eye toward trendy topics>



Origin of lone ranger

Lone Ranger, hero of an American radio and television western


First Known Use: 1969


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