Westerner

noun
West·​ern·​er | \ ˈwe-stər-nər How to pronounce Westerner (audio) , -stə- \

Definition of Westerner

1 : a native or inhabitant of the West especially : a native or resident of the western part of the U.S.
2 : one advocating the adoption of western European culture especially in 19th century Russia

Examples of Westerner in a Sentence

Westerners tend to be unfamiliar with Asian customs.

First Known Use of Westerner

1599, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Westerner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Westerner. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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Westerner

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Westerner

: a person born, raised, or living in North America or Western Europe
: a person born, raised, or living in the western U.S.

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