A foreigner is someone from another country. A foreigner is not from these parts.

Things that are foreign are different and unknown to people. Likewise, a foreigner is someone from a different country. An American visiting China is a foreigner. A German person visiting Canada is a foreigner. Foreigners are often tourists who check out the sights of other countries. If a foreigner decided to relocate to another country, they become an immigrant and perhaps eventually a citizen.

Definitions of foreigner

n a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country

alien, noncitizen, outlander
a native or naturalized member of a state or other political community
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au pair
a young foreigner who lives with a family in return for doing light housework
deportee, exile
a person who is expelled from home or country by authority
a Latin American (disparaging) term for foreigners (especially Americans and Englishmen)
import, importee
an imported person brought from a foreign country
an alien who paid a fee to reside in an ancient Greek city
au pair girl
a foreign girl serving as an au pair
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traveler, traveller
a person who changes location

n someone who is excluded from or is not a member of a group

one living on or coming from the other side of the Alps from Italy
Type of:
alien, stranger, unknown
anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found

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