fur·​rin·​er ˈfər-ə-nər How to pronounce furriner (audio)
: foreigner sense 2
used to represent a dialect pronunc.

Examples of furriner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The cities, filled with furriners, were kind of quiet, but nearly every little town in Texas put on some sort of show. T. R. Fehrenbach, San Antonio Express-News, 16 Feb. 2018

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Word History


by alteration

First Known Use

1838, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of furriner was in 1838

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“Furriner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/furriner. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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