Found 3 items, similar to stranger.
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n : anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they
are found [syn: alien
English → English
, a. [Compar. Stranger
; superl. Strangest
[OE. estrange, F. ['e]trange, fr. L. extraneus that is
without, external, foreign, fr. extra on the outside. See
, and cf. Estrange
1. Belonging to another country; foreign. “To seek strange
One of the strange queen's lords. --Shak.
I do not contemn the knowledge of strange and divers
2. Of or pertaining to others; not one's own; not pertaining
to one's self; not domestic.
So she, impatient her own faults to see,
Turns from herself, and in strange things delights.
3. Not before known, heard, or seen; new.
Here is the hand and seal of the duke; you know the
character, I doubt not; and the signet is not
strange to you. --Shak.
4. Not according to the common way; novel; odd; unusual;
irregular; extraordinary; unnatural; queer. “He is sick
of a strange fever.”
Sated at length, erelong I might perceive
Strange alteration in me. --Milton.
5. Reserved; distant in deportment. --Shak.
She may be strange and shy at first, but will soon
learn to love thee. --Hawthorne.
6. Backward; slow. [Obs.]
Who, loving the effect, would not be strange
In favoring the cause. --Beau. & Fl.
7. Not familiar; unaccustomed; inexperienced.
In thy fortunes am unlearned and strange. --Shak.
Note: Strange is often used as an exclamation.
Strange! what extremes should thus preserve the
High on the Alps, or in deep caves below.
(Naut.), an unknown vessel.
(Script.), a harlot. --Prov. v. 3.
To make it strange
(a) To assume ignorance, suspicion, or alarm, concerning
(b) To make it a matter of difficulty. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
To make strange
, To make one's self strange
(a) To profess ignorance or astonishment.
(b) To assume the character of a stranger. --Gen. xlii. 7.
Syn: Foreign; new; outlandish; wonderful; astonishing;
marvelous; unusual; odd; uncommon; irregular; queer;
, n. [OF. estrangier, F. ['e]tranger. See
1. One who is strange, foreign, or unknown. Specifically:
(a) One who comes from a foreign land; a foreigner.
I am a most poor woman and a stranger,
Born out of your dominions. --Shak.
(b) One whose home is at a distance from the place where
he is, but in the same country.
(c) One who is unknown or unacquainted; as, the gentleman
is a stranger to me; hence, one not admitted to
communication, fellowship, or acquaintance.
Melons on beds of ice are taught to bear,
And strangers to the sun yet ripen here.
My child is yet a stranger in the world. --Shak.
I was no stranger to the original. --Dryden.
2. One not belonging to the family or household; a guest; a
To honor and receive
Our heavenly stranger. --Milton.
3. (Law) One not privy or party an act, contract, or title; a
mere intruder or intermeddler; one who interferes without
right; as, actual possession of land gives a good title
against a stranger having no title; as to strangers, a
mortgage is considered merely as a pledge; a mere stranger
to the levy.
, v. t.
To estrange; to alienate. [Obs.] --Shak.