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[luhn-duh-ner] /ˈlʌn də nər/
a native or inhabitant of London.
Origin of Londoner
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at London, -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • A Londoner always says he's going up the river or down the river or on the river.

    The Foolish Lovers St. John G. Ervine
  • By seven o'clock he was awake with all the quick realisation of a Londoner.

    The Slave Of The Lamp Henry Seton Merriman
  • It may bring other gifts, but is there a single Londoner to whom Christmas is peaceful?

    Howards End E. M. Forster
  • A Londoner told his friend that he was going to Margate for a change of hair.

  • No one but a Londoner would volunteer his assistance in this way.

British Dictionary definitions for Londoner


a native or inhabitant of London
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for Londoner

mid-15c., from London + -er (1).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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