Synonyms for earthling

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When, with several of them, he returned to the village, the Earthling was gone.

They took the Earthling out with them, then, and tied him to a tree.

The others tied the Earthling up and threw him into one of the huts.

The Earthling looked off, unseeing, into a far corner of the room.

"Ggaran, you explain it to the Earthling," said His Effulgence.

Just pretend you are Ellen the Earthling from that comedy of yours.

Earthling, you are beginning to try my patience, Arlok snapped.

She was now—as she had been once before—as impotent as an earthling.

His eyes bored into the Earthling, as though daring him to refuse again.

The bandwidths in the Martian cameras don't necessarily match the color bandwidths on Earthling computers.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English yrþling "plowman" (see earth + -ling); the sense of "inhabitant of the earth" is from 1590s. Earthman was originally (1860) "a demon who lives in the earth;" science fiction sense of "inhabitant of the planet Earth" first attested 1949 in writing of Robert Heinlein. Earlier in this sense was earthite (1825).

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human being

nounmember of human species
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