foreigner

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English forner, foreyner, foroner, forenere, equivalent to foreign +‎ -er. Replaced native Middle English wale (foreigner) from Old English wealh (foreigner, slave).

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Noun[edit]

foreigner (plural foreigners)

  1. A person from a foreign country.
  2. A private job run by an employee at a trade factory rather than going through the business.

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Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (General Cebuano) IPA(key): /ˈfɔɾinəɹ/ ~ [/ˈpɔɾinəɹ/]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English foreigner.

Noun[edit]

foreigner

  1. (ethnic slur) A person of white skin color.