Fashion can summon the strange, can subjugate the body and render it alien just as readily as it can highlight every curve.
But he is not an alien, nor is he a Muslim, nor can his views be explained by Kenyan anti-colonialism.
Francis is not the first Vatican insider to toy with the idea of alien life.
Business suits were so alien to her that she called them tuxedos.
For a moment, alien looks terrified … and then he starts fellating the gun.
The fifth had such an odd outline that Travis was reminded of Menlik's sketch of the alien.
But there was no hint of such things in the alien literature.
The rule of the alien and the negro was complete, with the latter holding the lions share of the offices.
No one knew as he knew the extent to which he was an alien in his family.
Antiseptic gauze and hot-water bottles were as alien as the Germans to her.
mid-14c., "strange, foreign," from Old French alien "alien, strange, foreign; an alien, stranger, foreigner," from Latin alienus "of or belonging to another, foreign, alien, strange," also, as a noun, "a stranger, foreigner," adjectival form of alius "(an)other" (see alias). Meaning "not of the Earth" first recorded 1920. An alien priory (c.1500) is one owing obedience to a mother abbey in a foreign country.
"foreigner, citizen of a foreign land," from alien (adj.). In the science fiction sense, from 1953.
Introduced to a region deliberately or accidentally by humans. Starlings, German cockroaches, and dandelions are species that are alien to North America but have become widely naturalized in the continent. Compare endemic, indigenous.