earthman

[ urth-man, -muh n ]
/ ˈɜrθˌmæn, -mən /
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noun, plural earth·men [urth-men, -muh n] /ˈɜrθˌmɛn, -mən/.

a human inhabitant or native of the planet Earth.

Nearby words

  1. earthen,
  2. earthenware,
  3. earthlight,
  4. earthling,
  5. earthly,
  6. earthmover,
  7. earthmoving,
  8. earthnut,
  9. earthpea,
  10. earthperson

Origin of earthman

First recorded in 1855–60; earth + man1

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British Dictionary definitions for earthman

earthman

/ (ˈɜːθˌmæn) /

noun plural -men

(esp in science fiction) an inhabitant or native of the earth
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