dweller dweller  /d ˈwɛ lər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person who inhabits a particular place

Usage(s):

  1. Prehistoric pool dweller, ABC is turning a clever ad for insurance into a prime-time sitcom.
  2. Despite my liberal credentials as a Volvo-driving, pro-choice, gay-marriage-supporting urban dweller, I admit to an inner conflict when it comes to guns.
  3. You should be allowed to be a modern city dweller and still care about the environment.

News

  1. Confederations Cup 2013: Complete Preview for Semifinal Action

    In a rare feat at tournaments of this format, both groups at the 2013 Confederations Cup ended with clear first, second, third and fourth-place teams. In both cases, Groups A and B, the top team went 3-0, the runner-up went 2-1, the third-place team went 1-2 and the cellar dweller went winless at 0-3. That may seem frivolous but its not: With no ties and no goal-differential controversy, there ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Residents raising a stink over hog waste sludge

    Hog waste sludge being applied to farm fields west of Rantoul from the Rantoul Foods pork plant is causing concerns.   RURAL RANTOUL — Toni Oliger said the odor is enough to make her sick. Fellow country dweller Julie Hardy said the smell cost her business thousands of dollars last fall. Rantoul Mayor Chuck Smith is concerned that the stench will hurt business development on the village's west ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: IlliniHQ.com

  3. Falling Skies: Robert Sean Leonard Dishes On His Eccentric Dr. Roger Kadar

    "House's" Robert Sean Leonard popped up in the recent "Falling Skies" Season 3 premiere as mad scientist and underground dweller Dr. Roger Kadar, and although he didn't appear in last Sunday's episode, fear not fans -- he will be back again.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Access Hollywood via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I think it is very hard any time you're trying to make a transition from a cellar-dweller to a contender and trying to go for a championship," Brooks said. "There is always going to be lag time. For the programs everybody thinks are great...
    on Oct 15, 2007 By: Rich Brooks Source: The Spread

  2. "I've never been a dweller on things that have gone. You can't afford to be. But I'm sure a few of our guys have been getting up at six in the morning for their training with that in the back of their mind - to make sure they're right for the Ashes....
    on Oct 27, 2006 By: Ricky Ponting Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "We took that program from a cellar dweller and were nationally ranked," Koncak said. "We beat the storied programs of basketball my last two years. Mixed in there was the opportunity to try out and make the Olympic team and win the gold. It...
    on Feb 22, 2008 By: Jon Koncak Source: Dallas Morning News

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