- a group or member of a group that is perceived as different, foreign, strange, etc.: Prejudice comes from fear of the other.
- a person or thing that is the counterpart of someone or something else: the role of the Other in the development of self.
Idioms about other
Origin of other
Words nearby other
How to use other in a sentence
Fairylands is a name that conjures up a dreamy, other-worldly place, somewhere to escape the cares of a busy life.
She means well, and she's trying, clearly, to be some more real-world version of her other-worldly sister.
This can lead to an other-than-honorable discharge, a bad-conduct discharge, or a dishonorable discharge.From PTSD to Prison: Why Veterans Become Criminals|Matthew Wolfe|July 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And with all this change, so curiously parallel to that of the Other-world, goes too the same inevitable change in ideals.
We would talk off and on, just checking-up-on-each-other kind of thing.Lennay Marie Kekua and Manti Te’o: A Scandal Explained|Andrew Carter|January 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His name was Lefty something-or-other, and he was about the sneakiest stool the department had.
Rodney is thoroughly and comfortably this-worldly; Michael is—other-worldly!Jane Journeys On|Ruth Comfort Mitchell
In conclusion, we must consider an offshoot of other-world ideas—the belief in the transmigration of souls.
As a matter of fact, the retributive idea is far from being implicated with other-world hopes.
Intellectualism may not always be so clearly other-worldly as Plato shows himself to be in this passage.The Behavior of Crowds|Everett Dean Martin
British Dictionary definitions for other
- (when used before a singular noun, usually preceded by the) the remaining (one or ones in a group of which one or some have been specified)I'll read the other sections of the paper later
- the other (as pronoun; functioning as sing)one walks while the other rides
- apart from; besidesa lady other than his wife
- different fromhe couldn't be other than what he is Archaic form: other from
Word Origin for other
Other Idioms and Phrases with other
In addition to the idioms beginning with other
- other day, the
- other fish to fry
- other good fish in the sea
- other side of the coin
- other side of the tracks
- other than
- other things being equal
- other way round, the
- at each other's throats
- do unto others
- each other
- every other
- in one ear and out the other
- in someone's pocket (live in each other's pockets)
- in other words
- laugh out of the other side of one's mouth
- look the other way
- made for (each other)
- none other than
- on the one (the other) hand
- or other
- right (other) side of the tracks
- shoe is on the other foot
- six of one, half a dozen of the other
- the other day
- this and that (and the other)
- turn the other cheek
- wait for the other shoe to drop