Definition of Earthling

1. Noun. An inhabitant of the earth.

Exact synonyms: Earthman, Tellurian, Worldling
Generic synonyms: Denizen, Dweller, Habitant, Indweller, Inhabitant
Derivative terms: Earth



Definition of Earthling

1. n. An inhabitant of the earth; a mortal.

Definition of Earthling

1. Noun. An inhabitant of the planet Earth ''(Generally in science fiction aliens who use the term Earthling look down on the people of earth.)'' ¹

2. Noun. (alternative capitalization of Earthling) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Earthling

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Earthling

earthier
earthiest
earthily
earthiness
earthinesses
earthing
earthless
earthlier
earthlies
earthliest
earthlight
earthlights
earthlike
earthliness
earthlinesses
earthling (current term)
earthlings
earthlit
earthly
earthly concern
earthmad
earthman
earthmen
earthmover
earthmovers
earthmoving
earthmovings
earthnut
earthnut pea
earthnuts

Literary usage of Earthling

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1. Black Ants and Buddhists: Thinking Critically and Teaching Differently in ...by Mary Cowhey by Mary Cowhey (2006)
"My spaceship landed and I led my aliens over to the earthling area. The earthlings greeted us. They fed us and invited us to play with their toys. ..."

2. Introduction to Anglo-Saxon: An Anglo-Saxon Reader by Francis Andrew March (1878)
"Oh, lo, lord mine, mueh I derve": then" the earthling" ... to-the earthling" well i-filled and i-watered. ..."

3. Thiaoouba Prophecyby Michel Desmarquet by Michel Desmarquet (1997)
"You reason like an earthling. We can create a human body, but that is done ... I thought I knew what there was to be known, by an earthling, of these people ..."

4. Lectures Delivered Before the Young Men's Christian Association, 1845-1846 by Young Men's Christian Associations (London, England) (1869)
"And fat plains and gushing vineyards,—as the earthling, the epicure views them, his thought is much the same. It is a world good for eating. ..."

5. Jehovah Himself Has Become King by Robert King (2005)
"The haughty eyes of earthling man must become low, and the loftiness of men must bow down; ... And the haughtiness of the earthling man must bow down, ..."

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