part of speech: adjective

definition 1: in, from, or having to do with a country that is not one’s own.

  • For people who live in Brazil, English is a foreign language.

antonyms: domestic, internal

definition 2: strange or not familiar.

  • City life was foreign to Anna, who had grown up on a farm.

synonyms: alien, strange, unfamiliar

antonyms: familiar

derivations: foreignly (adv.), foreignness (n.)

Word Builder: foreign +

foreigner: a person who was born in or is from a foreign country.