out-of-town·​er | \ ˌau̇t-əv-ˈtau̇-nər How to pronounce out-of-towner (audio) \

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

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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 17 Oct. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of out-of-towner

: someone who is from another town or city


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