from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One, especially a human, that inhabits the planet Earth.
  • n. A person devoted to the world; a worldling.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative capitalization of Earthling

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An inhabitant of the earth; a mortal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An inhabitant of the earth; a creature of this world; a mortal.
  • n. One strongly attached to worldly things; a worldling.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an inhabitant of the earth


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  • Ooh, goody! Scurries off to add it to "How do you like Kipling?" list ...

    September 15, 2011

  • Note to GHibbs: This is not the present participle of "earthle".

    September 15, 2011