furriner

noun
fur·​rin·​er | \ ˈfər-ə-nər How to pronounce furriner (audio) \

Definition of furriner

: 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, "No celebration seen for statehood anniversary," 16 Feb. 2018 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, "No celebration seen for statehood anniversary," 16 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of furriner

1838, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for furriner

by alteration

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“Furriner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/furriner. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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