out-of-town·​er ˌau̇t-əv-ˈtau̇-nər How to pronounce out-of-towner (audio)
: a visitor to a town or city from another place : someone from out of town
… nobody likes an out-of-towner who comes in and acts like a know-it-all.Jon Margolis
The city is quite warm and springlike on this February afternoon, and it seems to be full of out-of-towners who have drifted in for the Washington's Birthday weekend.E. B. White

Word History

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of out-of-towner was in 1911

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“Out-of-towner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out-of-towner. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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