(n.) One who comes from a foreign land; a foreigner.
(n.) One whose home is at a distance from the place where he is, but in the same country.
(n.) One who is unknown or unacquainted; as, the gentleman is a stranger to me; hence, one not admitted to communication, fellowship, or acquaintance.
(n.) One not belonging to the family or household; a guest; a visitor.
(n.) One not privy or party an act, contract, or title; a mere intruder or intermeddler; one who interferes without right; as, actual possession of land gives a good title against a stranger having no title; as to strangers, a mortgage is considered merely as a pledge; a mere stranger to the levy.
(v. t.) To estrange; to alienate.
(1) This report concerns the rape of a woman by a stranger.
(2) "It is also very surprising that the government is advising families with disabled children, and children suffering trauma following serious abuse, to invite a stranger into their home."
(3) If you work at home and don't talk to strangers in pubs or do sport or belong to associations, and don't have school-age children, it is very hard to meet new people.
(4) Through small and large acts of deprivation and destruction we follow the process: the removal of hope, of dignity, of luxury, of necessity, of self; the reduction of a man to a hoarder of grey slabs of bread and the scrapings of a soup bowl (wonderfully told all this, with a novelist's gift for detail and sometimes very nearly comic surprise), to the confinement of a narrow bed – in which there is "not even any room to be afraid" – with a stranger who doesn't speak your language, to the cruel illogicality of hating a fellow victim of oppression more than you hate the oppressor himself – one torment following another, and even the bleak comfort of thinking you might have touched rock bottom denied you as, when the most immediate cause of a particular stress comes to an end, "you are grievously amazed to see that another one lies behind; and in reality a whole series of others".
(5) Digital culture has hardly helped, adding revenge porn, trolls and stranger-shaming to the list of uncomfortable modern obstacles.
(6) But in the Round Room of the Mansion House there must have been at least two thousand others in an improvised Strangers' Gallery.
(7) Mohamed Saleh, the security supervisor for the Al Masry club, claimed that he too noticed people in the crowd whom he described as "strangers".
(8) The term comes from the Urdu ( parda ) and Persian ( pardah ) word meaning veil or curtain and is also used to describe the practice of screening women from men or strangers.
(9) Discontinuation rates of injection equipment sharing practices varied from 33% in shared use of cookers to 74.2% in sharing needles with strangers.
(10) Who can complain of physical fear, of the nightmare of a baby eating its way out of your abdomen, of the loss of professional autonomy, staring at a stranger's idiotic grin?
(11) Killer Mike and Talib Kweli both appeared on news channels such as CNN and Fox to offer measured words on the situation (Killer Mike: “We have essentially gone from being communities that were policed by people from the communities to being communities that are policed by strangers, and that’s no longer a community, that’s an area that’s under siege”), while Common interrupted the MTV Video Music Awards to deliver a considered monologue on Ferguson , calling for a moment of silence “for Mike Brown and for peace in this country and in the world”.
(12) "We reject any strangers, and they are colonialists," said Rudha Muter, a local resident.
(13) Systolic (S)BP and diastolic (D)BP levels varied significantly as a function of the social situation (alone, with family, with friends, or with strangers).
(14) Five percent occurred after adolescents "hitchhiked" and accepted rides from strangers.
(15) In unstructured interactions, male friends were found to be more accurate than male strangers in inferring each other's thoughts and feelings.
(16) I can see their point but it does not feel right to me that the random output of a program can be considered something I said.” Even more intriguingly, the death threat was issued during a conversation with another bot, each having been programmed to reply to messages from strangers.
(17) Discrimination between individual strangers and companions was examined in day-old domestic chicks.
(18) No stranger to bereavement – on the last count I had lost 12 close friends and family members by the age of 35 – I’d endured so much loss that I had become blasé about death.
(19) It was wrong of him to disclose his thoughts about the proposed BSkyB merger to total strangers.
(20) From time to time I'd bump into Amy she had good banter so we could chat a bit and have a laugh, she was a character but that world was riddled with half-cut, doped-up chancers, I was one of them, even in early recovery I was kept afloat only by clinging to the bodies of strangers so Winehouse, but for her gentle quirks didn't especially register.
(n.) One who makes a tour, or performs a journey in a circuit.
(1) To be fair to lads who find themselves just a bus ride from Auschwitz, a visit to the camp is now considered by many tourists to be a Holocaust "bucket list item", up there with the Anne Frank museum, where Justin Bieber recently delivered this compliment : "Anne was a great girl.
(2) He also plans to build a processing facility where tourists can gain firsthand experience of the fisheries industry, and to open a restaurant.
(3) Yorkshire is going to get a lot of tourists after this."
(4) So I am, of course, intrigued about the city’s newest tourist attraction: a hangover bar, open at weekends, in which sufferers can come in and have a bit of a lie down in soothingly subdued lighting, while sipping vitamin-enriched smoothies.
(5) There is little doubt that when it opens next Thursday, One New Change will be jam-packed with City workers and tourists.
(6) Yesterday streams of worshippers and tourists entered Sir Christopher Wren's building for Sunday services, apparently unconcerned by events outside.
(7) It has been a place of pilgrimage for many centuries and a tourist attraction probably since Roman times.
(8) Co-founder Cyndi Anafo’s mother used to run a Ghanaian grocery in the covered market that has recently been rebranded Brixton Village, a target destination for food tourists and wealthy Londoners.
(9) During five separate excursions (1989-90), observations were made of occurrence, harvesting, use, and marketing of psychoactive fungi by local Thai natives (males and females, adults and children), foreign tourists, and German immigrants.
(10) It sells itself to British tourists as a holiday heaven of golden beaches, flamenco dresses and well-stocked sherry bars, but southern Andalucía – home to the Costa del Sol – has now become the focus of worries about the euro.
(11) The result, you would have to say, is pretty much exactly that: bordered on one side by the library and town hall, and on the other by the tourist office, the 600 sq ms of Rjukan's market square, to be comprehensively remodelled next year in celebration, now bathes in a focused beam of bright sunlight fully 80-90% as intense as the original.
(12) The Hard Rock Cafe has long been famous for its queue, but that was so odd it was a tourist attraction, something people pointed and laughed at.
(13) I will not find out the charge until I go to trial, so I just do not know.” Fowle, a 56-year-old equipment operator for the city of Moraine, Ohio, said he was originally detained at a large tourist hotel in Pyongyang and later moved to what he described as a suite-style room in a guest house, which he did not name.
(14) Complexo do Alemão Mariluce, centre, with a group of tourists in Complexo do Alemão.
(15) Among them, tourists, servicemen and merchant seamen are the groups most at risk.
(16) Wang said Taiwan’s people wanted the peaceful development of ties, wanted Chinese tourists and business relations, and wanted to live in a climate of peace.
(17) We are a nation in a state of transition, and, whatever you believe about the spiritual dimension of Mount Kinabalu, it’s important for all Malaysians that tourists treat us with respect.
(18) It was reported that the Greek tourist board had asked TV networks to keep the crowd volume low amid fears Greek fans in the stadium would drown out the German national anthem with jeers.
(19) Shay Given could have been mistaken for just another Irish tourist on the Algarve until he was forced to work just after the half-hour, saving a couple of long-range strikes by Liam Walker.
(20) The tourist industry has received a welcome boost from the decline in the Australian dollar.