Definitions

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  • n. An inhabitant of a specific place; an inhabitant or denizen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An inhabitant; a resident.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An inhabitant; a resident of some continuance in a place.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who inhabits a particular place

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Accept that no matter how brilliant you know you are, some mouth-breathing basement-dweller is going to think your writing is terrible.

    Chris Evans - Author Interview

  • The independence of the rural dweller is a bit exaggerated in this day and age.

    How Should We Be Thinking About Urbanization? A Freakonomics Quorum - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

  • This piano playing basement dweller is a little irritating but he makes a good point.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • It is not easy to take a dweller from a town and turn him on the land of any country.

    Empire Development

  • So they planned unambiguously, reserving their lives for each other and for the compensations of country-dwelling from which the average country-dweller is barred.

    Chapter XXV

  • 'As West warms, some fear for tiny mountain dweller.' tinyurl. com/cjms5r #

    Tweets I have known

  • He has a longer pedigree than many a titled dweller in Belgravia.

    Hodge and His Masters

  • Just as the peaceful country-dweller calls the sea-rover a "pirate," and the stout burgher calls the man who breaks into his strong-box a "robber," so the selfish laborer applies the opprobrious epithet "scab" to the laborer who takes from him food and shelter by being more generous in the disposal of his labor-power.

    THE SCAB

  • She learned to pack a horse as well as a man, - a task to break the heart and the pride of any city-dweller, and she knew how to throw the hitch best suited for any particular kind of pack.

    THE UNEXPECTED

  • But it is not alone the Ghetto-dweller, the prisoner, and the pauper that starve.

    THE HUNGER WAIL

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