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Stranger vs. Stinger

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Stranger

A stranger is a person who is unknown to another person or group. Because of this unknown status, a stranger may be perceived as a threat until their identity and character can be ascertained.
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Stinger

A stinger (or sting) is a sharp organ found in various animals (typically insects and other arthropods) capable of injecting venom, usually by piercing the epidermis of another animal. An insect sting is complicated by its introduction of venom, although not all stings are venomous.
Jun 18, 2022

Stranger

One who is neither a friend nor an acquaintance.
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Stinger

One that stings, especially an insult that stings or wounds emotionally.
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Stranger

A foreigner, newcomer, or outsider.
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Stinger

A stinging organ or part.
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Stranger

One who is unaccustomed to or unacquainted with something specified; a novice
A stranger to our language.
No stranger to hardship.
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Stinger

A sharp blow.
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Stranger

(Law) One that is neither privy nor party to a title, act, or contract.
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Stinger

See burner.
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Stranger

(Archaic) A visitor or guest.
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Stinger

(Slang) One who participates in or organizes the operation of a sting.
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Stranger

A person whom one does not know; a person who is neither a friend nor an acquaintance.
That gentleman is a stranger to me.
Children are taught not to talk to strangers.
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Stinger

A cocktail of crème de menthe and brandy.
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Stranger

An outsider or foreigner.
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Stinger

A pointed portion of an insect or arachnid used for attack.
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Stranger

One not admitted to communion or fellowship.
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Stinger

Anything that is used to sting, as a means of attack.
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Stranger

A newcomer.
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Stinger

Anything, such as an insult, that stings mentally or psychologically.
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Stranger

(humorous) One who has not been seen for a long time.
Hello, stranger!
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Stinger

A cocktail of brandy and crème de menthe.
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Stranger

(obsolete) One not belonging to the family or household; a guest; a visitor.
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Stinger

A portable bed of nails to puncture car tires, used by police and military forces.
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Stranger

(legal) One not privy or party to an act, contract, or title; a mere intruder or intermeddler; one who interferes without right.
Actual possession of land gives a good title against a stranger having no title.
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Stinger

A minor neurological injury of the spine characterized by a shooting or stinging pain down one arm, followed by numbness and weakness.
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Stranger

(obsolete) A superstitious premonition of the coming of a visitor by a bit of stalk in a cup of tea, the guttering of a candle, etc.
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Stinger

A station identifier on television or radio played between shows.
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Stranger

To estrange; to alienate.
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Stinger

A scene shown on films or television shows after the credits.
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Stranger

One who is strange, foreign, or unknown.
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Stinger

(slang) A nonlethal grenade using rubber instead of shrapnel, more commonly called a sting grenade.
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Stranger

One who comes from a foreign land; a foreigner.
I am a most poor woman and a stranger,Born out of your dominions.
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Stinger

A short musical phrase or chord used non-diegetically to dramatic or emphatic effect.
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Stranger

One not belonging to the family or household; a guest; a visitor.
To honor and receiveOur heavenly stranger.
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Stinger

(slang) A final note played at the end of a military march.
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Stranger

One whose home is at a distance from the place where he is, but in the same country.
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Stinger

An extension cord.
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Stranger

One not privy or party an act, contract, or title; a mere intruder or intermeddler; one who interferes without right; as, actual possession of land gives a good title against a stranger having no title; as to strangers, a mortgage is considered merely as a pledge; a mere stranger to the levy.
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Stinger

A stinging nettle.
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Stranger

One who is unknown or unacquainted; as, the gentleman is a stranger to me; hence, one not admitted to communication, fellowship, or acquaintance.
Melons on beds of ice are taught to bear,And strangers to the sun yet ripen here.
My child is yet a stranger in the world.
I was no stranger to the original.
Jun 18, 2022

Stinger

Chironex fleckeri, an extremely venomous Australian box jellyfish.
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Stranger

To estrange; to alienate.
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Stinger

(prison slang) An improvised heating element used to boil or heat water in prison.
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Stranger

Anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
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Stinger

One who, or that which, stings.
Professor E. Forbes states that only a small minority of the medusæ of our seas are stingers.
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Stinger

A cocktail made of made of creme de menthe and brandy
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Stinger

A remark capable of wounding mentally;
The unkindest cut of all
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Stinger

A portable low altitude surface-to-air missile system using infrared guidance and an impact fuse; fired from the shoulder
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Stinger

A sharp organ of offense or defense (as of a wasp or stingray or scorpion) often connected with a poison gland
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Stinger

A sharp stinging blow
Jun 18, 2022

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