loner

This page is about the slang term loner.

Meaning: someone who likes being alone

For example:

  • Frank has always been a loner. He doesn't seem to need the company of other people in order to be happy.

  • Many people think loners must be unhappy, but some of the happiest and most content people I know are loners.

Quick Quiz:

Which of these jobs would be best for a loner?

a. tour guide

b. truck driver

c. movie director

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Contributor: Matt Errey