Definitions

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  • n. An inhabitant of the planet Earth (Generally in science fiction aliens who use the term Earthling look down on the people of earth.)

Etymologies

From Middle English *erthling, from Old English eorþling, yrþling ("husbandman, farmer, ploughman", literally "one of the earth"), equivalent to earth +‎ -ling and/or Earth +‎ -ling. Cognate with German Erdling ("Earthing"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Sarah Connor Chronicles episode stills - Lena Headey in Earthling Welcome Here

    Sarah Connor Chronicles episode stills - Lena Headey in Earthling Welcome Here

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    Sarah Connor Chronicles episode stills - Lena Headey in Earthling Welcome Here

  • However, I have been following her series, um My Favorite Earthling is the most recent, and it’s really good!

    The Legend of Banzai Maguire - SciFiChick.com

  • CHUD premiered a teaser trailer for a film called Earthling, written and directed by Clay Liford, about a group of people aboard the international space station who discover that the lives they have been living are all a lie.

    FirstShowing.net

  • "Monsters vs. Aliens" follows a group of ragtag Earthling monsters who are out to save the world following an alien invasion.

    Latest Headlines - ABC 7 News

  • Finally, FBI Agent Olivia Dunham found her suspect - or what was left of him - in motel room #8 in the "Earthling" episode of 'Fringe'.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • And David Bowie, who's blurred the line between rock and dance music for years, does it exceptionally well on his new album "Earthling," a barrage of drum & bass rhythms, droning guitars and trademark oddities.

    Electronic Eden

  • There is so MUCH we could be doing, but these neo Nazis are doing NOTHING, and once again in a politics-transcending way, the tentative evidence is that more and more "Earthling" Americans are realizing that Bush is killing our children's futures and they know that, as always, it's being doing in the name of the his Oil Wars and designer religious insanities.

    Sound Reasons to keep the Liberal/Progressive Faith

  • Note the similarity of that name to the term "Earthling".

    BEWARE THE EARTHLINKS

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