outlander

noun
out·​land·​er | \ ˈau̇t-ˌlan-dər , -lən-\

Definition of outlander

: a person who belongs to another region, culture, or group : foreigner, stranger

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Synonyms & Antonyms for outlander

Synonyms

foreigner, nonnative, outsider, stranger

Antonyms

native

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Examples of outlander in a Sentence

although we have lived in the village for years, to the natives whose families have been here for generations, we are still outlanders

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Now wife, mother, and surgeon, Claire is still an outlander, out of place, and out of time, but now, by choice, linked by love to her only anchor—Jamie Fraser. Julie Kosin, Harper's BAZAAR, "Outlander Season 5: Everything We Know," 28 Jan. 2019 What better way to pass the time than with music themed to boats, dreams and afternoon delights (in a print shop, perhaps?) Here’s our Top 10 Outlander yacht rock playlist. Laurie Conrad, Philly.com, "Your 'Outlander' Yacht Rock Playlist: Sea's the Day," 23 July 2017

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First Known Use of outlander

1598, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of outlander was in 1598

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