Definition of out-settler in English:



NZ, Australian
  • A person who has settled in a remote area.

    ‘on the banks of the river we came upon the establishment of an out-settler’
    • ‘He went to the house of an out-settler and struck at him.’
    • ‘Four members of the out-settler family were killed.’
    • ‘In these parts of the bush the small hut of the out-settler may often be espied.’
    • ‘The short, sharp crack of the out-settler's rifle startled the silence of the pine-forest.’
    • ‘Six of his relatives, in a furious access of revengeful feeling, attacked the house of an out-settler.’