out-of-towner

noun
out-of-town·er | \ˌau̇t-əv-ˈtau̇-nər \

Definition of out-of-towner 

: 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

First Known Use of out-of-towner

1911, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about out-of-towner

Share out-of-towner

Statistics for out-of-towner

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for out-of-towner

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

See more words from the same year

Comments on out-of-towner

What made you want to look up out-of-towner? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to reject or criticize sharply

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!