Simple Definition of lone wolf
: someone who likes to act, live, or work alone
Full Definition of lone wolf
: a person who prefers to work, act, or live alone
Examples of lone wolf in a sentence
He had the reputation of being a lone wolf in high school.
<a lone wolf in the art world, he has his own style and paints only to please himself>
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