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English

Etymology

Old French estrange (foreign, alien), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] extraneus (foreign, external), from extra (outside of).

Pronunciation

Adjective

stranger

  1. Comparative form of strange: more strange.
    • Truth is stranger than fiction (English proverb)

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Noun

Singular
stranger

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  1. A person whom one does not know; a person who is neither a friend nor an acquaintance.
  2. An outsider or foreigner
    • 1961, Robert Heinlein: “Stranger in a Strange Land”
  3. A newcomer.

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