lone ranger

noun, often capitalized L&R

Definition of lone ranger

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

Examples of lone ranger in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of lone ranger

Lone Ranger, hero of an American radio and television western


First Known Use: 1969



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