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LONER (loner)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does loner mean? 

LONER (noun)
  The noun LONER has 1 sense:

1. a person who avoids the company or assistance of others

  Familiarity information: LONER used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LONER (noun)


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Meaning:

A person who avoids the company or assistance of others

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

lone hand; lone wolf; loner

Hypernyms ("loner" is a kind of...):

individualist (a person who pursues independent thought or action)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "loner"):

hermit; recluse; solitary; solitudinarian; troglodyte (one who lives in solitude)


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