Synonyms for Foreign:


all (adjective)
extraneous (adjective)
alien, detached, disconnected, disjoint, dissociated, eerie, estranged, exotic, external, extraneous, extraterrestrial, extrinsic, foreign-born, immaterial, impertinent, inadmissible, inapplicable, inappropriate, irrelevant, nonessential, other, outer, outlandish, outside, parenthetical, removed, segregated, separate, separated, strange, unaffiliated, unessential, unrelated, Unallied, disaffiliated.
from another country, experience (adjective)
alien, antipodal, barbarian, barbaric, different, estranged, exotic, expatriate, external, extraneous, extrinsic, far, far-off, faraway, immigrant, imported, inaccessible, nonnative, nonresident, outlandish, outside, overseas, remote, strange, unaccustomed, unfamiliar, Borrowed.
international (adjective)
irrelevant (adjective)
heterogeneous, immaterial, impertinent, incongruous, unrelated.
unrelated (adjective)
disenfranchised, remote, alien, detached, disjoint, dissociated, extraneous, inapplicable, irrelevant, segregated, separate, unaffiliated, unrelated, Unallied.


antipodal, different, expatriate, far, far-off, faraway, foreigner, inaccessible, local, national, nonresident, picturesque, unaccustomed, unfamiliar, gaijin. antibody, barbarian, barbaric, candida, carrier, contagion, defense, defense mechanism, domestic, fester, immigrant, native, Borrowed, cross infection, biosecurity, cross-contamination. eccentric, edgy, funny, heterogeneous, idiosyncratic, incongruous, surreal, unreal, unsuitable, weird. foreign (noun)
abroad, adulterant, adulterating, adventive, alien, established, exotic, external, extraneous, extrinsic, foreign-born, imported, international, naturalized, nonnative, outside, overseas, strange, tramontane, unnaturalised, unnaturalized.

Other synonyms:

foreigner, nonresident, gaijin. strange
Other relevant words:
abroad, adulterant, adulterating, adventive, alien, antibody, antipodal, barbarian, barbaric, candida, carrier, contagion, defense, different, eccentric, edgy, established, expatriate, far, far-off, faraway, fester, foreigner, funny, heterogeneous, idiosyncratic, immigrant, imported, inaccessible, incongruous, international, local, national, native, naturalized, nonnative, nonresident, overseas, picturesque, surreal, tramontane, unaccustomed, unfamiliar, unnaturalised, unnaturalized, unreal, unsuitable, weird, Borrowed, biosecurity, cross-contamination, gaijin.

Usage examples for foreign

  1. He is not quite English, yet he is not at all foreign – One of Our Conquerors, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  2. She is partly of foreign blood, Bob. – A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison
  3. The same method is adopted by English diplomatists freely to express their devotion to a foreign Court. – Secret Diplomatic History of The Eighteenth Century by Karl Marx