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loner

[ loh-ner ]
/ ˈloʊ nər /
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noun
a person who is or prefers to be alone, especially one who avoids the company of others: He was always a loner—no one knew him well.
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Origin of loner

First recorded in 1945–50; lone + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for loner

loner
/ (ˈləʊnə) /

noun
informal a person or animal who avoids the company of others or prefers to be alone
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