Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who estranges.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who estranges.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who estranges.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

to estrange + -er.

Examples

  • * I have before, I believe, noticed that the term estranger at this time did not exclusively apply to foreigners, but to such as had come from one town to another, who were at inns or on a visit to their friends.

    A Residence in France During the Years 1792 1793 1794 and 1795

  • Why English In Your Degree idioma estranger i la seva didàctica

    Recently Uploaded Slideshows

  • Not just a stranger—an estranger, that’s what I am.

    Hollywood Savage

  • Know I have to vacate, so I flush, then wash under gleaming brass taps, ready to free the throne up for someone who might actually need it … but the thought of going back out there and making conversation—with anyone, the passing stranger (estranger)—not to mention either one of those absurdly young ladies … even (especially!) with Lear, who suddenly (gee) can’t stop talking, and worse—about money.

    Hollywood Savage

  • The operative sentence reads: “Sans toutefois qu’il soit loisible aux dits associez et aultres, faire passer aucun estranger ès dits lieux, ainsy peupler la dite colonie de naturels François Catholiques without it, however, being permissible for the said associates and others to transport any foreigner to the said places, so as to populate the colony with native-born French Catholics.”

    Champlain's Dream

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.