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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That’s because Samantha Bee (like Robin Thede) is a lone wolf in the sausage fest that is the late-night TV circuit.
All of that carnage was the result of one man, a lone wolf situated on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, firing off continuously from above.
Each time, there is a story: a terrorist, a lone wolf, a thug, a psychopath, a great unknowable evil.
Elevating these lone wolves as soldiers in a global war does exactly that, while also creating an incentive for copycats who are similarly in search of meaning.
ESTPs often have the reputation for living life at 100mph, forgetting to respond to texts and just generally being lone wolves — but that’s just a stereotype.
Anthony Schilling, an adjunct professor of homeland security at the University of New Hampshire who's been involved in security since the 1970s, called it the nightmare scenario in a lone wolf attack.
Big plans with multiple plotters who chat and can be monitored are easier to foil than low-tech ones by lone wolves.
Officials across North Dakota were seeing similar evidence of trafficking, but whereas local leaders and citizens were tackling trafficking as a coalition, MHA Nation, which elects its own government and passes its own laws, was a lone wolf.
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lone wolf Synonyms
Synonymsbohemian, boho, counterculturist, deviant, enfant terrible, free spirit, heretic, iconoclast, individualist, loner, lone ranger, nonconformist, maverick, nonconformer
Related Wordsfreethinker; character, codger, crackbrain, crackpot, crank, eccentric, freak, kook, nut, oddball, screwball, weirdo; eight ball, misfit, outsider; aberrant, anomaly
Near Antonymsadherent, follower, supporter; sheep
LONE WOLF Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lone wolf for English Language Learners
: someone who likes to act, live, or work alone
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