Definition of offcomer in English:

offcomer

noun

dialect
  • An outsider or newcomer to a district.

    • ‘These practices have been embraced by locals and ‘offcomers’ alike.’
    • ‘Wealthy outsiders are to be barred from buying new houses in the Yorkshire Dales in an attempt to stop offcomers pricing locals out of the housing market.’
    • ‘Now his buildings have been sold to offcomers in shiny four-wheel drive vehicles speaking estuary English and playing the country gentleman.’
    immigrant, settler, stranger, outsider, foreigner, alien, intruder, parvenu, interloper
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Pronunciation:

offcomer

/ˈɒfkʌmə/