What does the word alien mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • An unnaturalized foreigner; a stranger.

Usage examples for alien

  1. That class, now becoming the rulers of Ireland, who have taste for the higher studies, but whose means are small, have only a few scattered works within their reach, and some of them, not content to use these exclusively, are driven to foreign studies and exposed to alien influence. – Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry by Thomas Davis Commentator: T. W. Rolleston
  2. His mind is evidently too alien to enable him to do more than touch the edges of human communication. – Anything You Can Do ... by Gordon Randall Garrett
  3. Drew's Alien Land bill was by far the most important of the three. – Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1909 by Franklin Hichborn