Antonyms for newcomer

Grammar : Noun
Spell : noo-kuhm-er, nyoo-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnuˌkʌm ər, ˈnyu-

Definition of newcomer

Origin :
  • "recent arrival," mid-15c., with agent noun ending from new-come (past participle adjective), c.1200, from Old English niwe cumen. Old English also used niwcumen as a noun meaning "newcomer, neophyte."
  • noun person who has just arrived in area
Example sentences :
  • The newcomer went quickly, with catlike tread, toward the girl.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • The bartender winked at Yates as he shoved the decanter over to the newcomer.
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr
  • The clerk was a newcomer from another State, and was not liked by the mill-workers.
  • Extract from : « The Green Satin Gown » by Laura E. Richards
  • The newcomer had been out into the world, and was dressed accordingly.
  • Extract from : « The Forest » by Stewart Edward White
  • And the look in his eyes augured ill for the welcome of the newcomer.
  • Extract from : « The Law-Breakers » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • If this is true of the newcomer, it is equally true of the rest of us, for we are all emigrants.
  • Extract from : « Introductory American History » by Henry Eldridge Bourne
  • It is simply the case of the old resident versus the newcomer.
  • Extract from : « The American Mind » by Bliss Perry
  • The newcomer leaned back in his chair with a disconcerted look.
  • Extract from : « The Avenger » by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Goujet, who had noticed Gervaise's emotion, gave the newcomer a sour look.
  • Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
  • She paid no attention to them but swept the crowd looking for the newcomer.
  • Extract from : « Louisiana Lou » by William West Winter

Synonyms for newcomer

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