What does the word immigrant mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Immigration.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • One who immigrates; opposed to EMIGRANT.

Usage examples for immigrant

  1. Like an immigrant with a tag on his arm, he sat on the train which bore him toward Quebec, his ticket stuck into the band on his hat, dreaming of a transformer that wouldn't- couldn't- melt at only six thousand degrees. – The Man Who Rocked the Earth by Arthur Train Robert Williams Wood
  2. Your Irish immigrant at eight and ten shillings a week has as often as not never been inside any other household than her native hovel, and stares in astonishment to find that you don't keep a pig on your drawing- room sofa. – Town Life in Australia 1883 by R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny
  3. The Immigrant and the Community. – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson