enemy alien


noun

an alien residing in a country at war with the one of which he or she is a citizen.

Nearby words

  1. endysis,
  2. ene,
  3. enea,
  4. enema,
  5. enemy,
  6. eneolithic,
  7. energetic,
  8. energetics,
  9. energid,
  10. energism

Origin of enemy alien

First recorded in 1945–50

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