What is another word for dwellers?

Pronunciation: [dwˈɛləz] (IPA)

Dwellers are people who reside in a particular location or place. However, there are various synonyms that describe the same thing. Residents, inhabitants, occupants, denizens, and locals are some of the synonyms for dwellers. These words are commonly used in literature and academic writing to avoid monotonous repetition in one's text. Each word has a slightly different connotation and tone. Residents and inhabitants are general and can be used interchangeably. Occupants imply multiple people in a specific location or room, while denizens are often used in a literary sense to describe wildlife or mythical creatures. Finally, locals often refer to people who have lived in a particular area for an extended period.

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Usage examples for Dwellers

They regard the dwellers in towns with contempt, descending upon them in sudden raids when the snows melt, and returning to their mountain fortresses laden with booty and sometimes with hostages.
William McFee
The history of these dwellers about McNab's was a matter of suspicion.
"The Pioneers"
Katharine Susannah Prichard
Point Chautauqua, across the water, saw the beacon and flashed on the news down the lake until fires far beyond the sight of the people on the Assembly grounds told their story to the dwellers near-by and the glare of the sky passed it farther afield.
"Ethel Morton at Chautauqua"
Mabell S. C. Smith

Famous quotes with Dwellers

  • A slight daily unconscious luxury is hardly ever wanting to the dwellers in civilization; like the gentle air of a genial climate, it is a perpetual minute enjoyment.
    Walter Bagehot
  • In Hanover Park they highlighted the terrible plight of backyard dwellers and the fact that year after year nothing has been done to help you: the hope and despair you all live with every day.
    Mangosuthu Buthelezi
  • Two nations between whom there is no intercourse and no sympathy; who are as ignorant of each other's habits, thoughts, and feelings, as if they were dwellers in different zones, or inhabitants of different planets. The rich and the poor.
    Benjamin Disraeli
  • No wonder the film industry started in the desert in California where, like all desert dwellers, they dream their buildings, rather than design them.
    Arthur Erickson
  • My Cape women are generally true to type - big hearted, motherly women who love the sea. My other characters, with the exception of the Portuguese, who I occasionally mention as Cape dwellers, are obviously drawn from the city types one sees in everyday life.
    Joseph C. Lincoln

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