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Meaning & Definition of Alien in English

English

Alien

/eliən/

noun

1. A person who comes from a foreign country

  • Someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
    synonym:
  • foreigner
  • ,
  • alien
  • ,
  • noncitizen
  • ,
  • outlander

2. Anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found

    synonym:
  • stranger
  • ,
  • alien
  • ,
  • unknown

3. A form of life assumed to exist outside the earth or its atmosphere

    synonym:
  • extraterrestrial being
  • ,
  • extraterrestrial
  • ,
  • alien

verb

1. Transfer property or ownership

  • "The will aliened the property to the heirs"
    synonym:
  • alien
  • ,
  • alienate

2. Arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness

  • "She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious"
    synonym:
  • estrange
  • ,
  • alienate
  • ,
  • alien
  • ,
  • disaffect

adjective

1. Not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something

  • "An economic theory alien to the spirit of capitalism"
  • "The mysticism so foreign to the french mind and temper"
  • "Jealousy is foreign to her nature"
    synonym:
  • alien
  • ,
  • foreign

2. Being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world

  • "Alien customs"
  • "Exotic plants in a greenhouse"
  • "Exotic cuisine"
    synonym:
  • alien
  • ,
  • exotic

Examples of using

Tatoeba is a project centered on Earthlings—it still only has one alien language on it.
I heard they found an alien artifact on the moon.
This gold Rolex is an expensive watch alien to my lifestyle.