Definition of Loner

1. Noun. A person who avoids the company or assistance of others.

Exact synonyms: Lone Hand, Lone Wolf
Generic synonyms: Individualist
Specialized synonyms: Hermit, Recluse, Solitary, Solitudinarian, Troglodyte



Definition of Loner

1. Noun. One who is alone, lacking or avoiding the company of others. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Loner

1. one that avoids others [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Loner

lone wolf
lonecreekite
lonelier
loneliest
lonelily
loneliness
lonelinesses
lonely
lonely(a)
lonelyheart
lonelyhearts
loneness
lonenesses
loner (current term)
loners
lonesome
lonesome(a)
lonesomely
lonesomeness
lonesomenesses
lonesomes
long
long, long lost
long-acting
long-acting thyroid stimulator
long-acuminate
long-ago
long-arm statute

Literary usage of Loner

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1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... of a loner; the passions of a loner; the dinon-e of a loner; ... of a loner; the lamentation of a loner; the lookes of a loner enamored; the lookes of a ..."

2. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1893)
"372 ; Northcote's Memoir of Sir J. Reynolds, 1813; Leslie and Taylor's Life and Times of Sir J. Reynolds, 1865 ; J. Cha- loner Smith's British Mezzotinto ..."

3. Things Chinese: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with China by James Dyer Ball (1893)
"... and the exigencies of common life getting the better of philosophy, vainly so called. Woman is made to serve in China, and the bondage is often a loner ..."

4. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1844)
"G-2 Influence of European on Asiatic Civilisation. • '. '; •1 J . and will not devote to loner, abstract treatises on religion or politics. ..."

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