earthling earthling  /ˈɜrθ lɪŋ/


  • (n) an inhabitant of the earth



  1. Unhappily, he took no other earthling along on his subsequent space jaunts, and his photographs invariably turned out a bit murky because of atmospheric interference, naturally.
  2. Ohio-born Armstrong, then 38, had become the first earthling on the moon.



  1. Over the past week, Reisman described in quite romantic terms how much he missed her, calling her "my favorite Earthling" and "doll face."
    on Jun 14, 2008 By: Garrett Reisman Source: Washington Post

  2. "I had to go back to the old Shaq," O'Neal says, adding he felt weak last season after playing at 325 pounds. "I was normal last year. I was an earthling last year. I had to go back to my alien roots."
    on Oct 5, 2005 By: Shaquille O'Neal Source: USA Today

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