LONER: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for LONER?

Need another word that means the same as “loner”? Find 6 synonyms for “loner” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Loner” are: recluse, introvert, hermit, solitary, misanthrope, outsider

Loner as a Noun

Definitions of "Loner" as a noun

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “loner” as a noun can have the following definitions:

  • A person who avoids the company or assistance of others.
  • A person that prefers not to associate with others.

Synonyms of "Loner" as a noun (6 Words)

hermitA hummingbird found in the shady lower layers of tropical forests, foraging along a regular route.
introvert(psychology) a person who tends to shrink from social contacts and to become preoccupied with their own thoughts.
misanthropeSomeone who dislikes people in general.
Scrooge wasn t the mean spirited misanthrope most of us believe him to be.
outsiderA competitor, applicant, etc. thought to have little chance of success.
The winner was Beech Road a fifty to one outsider.
recluseA person who lives a solitary life and tends to avoid other people.
She has turned into a virtual recluse.
solitaryOne who lives in solitude.
He had something of the solitary about him.

Usage Examples of "Loner" as a noun

  • My interest in birdwatching had made me a bit of a loner.
  • All tigers are loners, so a tigress with cubs is on her own.

Leave a Comment