a native or inhabitant of Earth
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He had been visited by an Earther, and a Sirian girl had maneuvered him into eating dinner with her.
‘I’ll have to find a dentist right away.’ ‘What’s a dentist?’ Man who fixes your teeth.’ ‘But we don’t have teeth,’ Hrom said. ‘I forgot,’ Mis Featherpenny moaned. ‘Oh, Lord, I guess I’ll have to go all the way back to Earth.’ Hrom shook her head. ‘There are a lot of Earthers living on Darius IV. They must have a dentist. There’s a ship every morning.’
Even today, the Eretzi or Earthers haven’t the details of it right in their histories.
Wherever they stopped, there were always a few Earthers who called them goblins and buggers and neanderthals, and who hated them.
So you see…what marrying an Earther has brought me.
Silencing the bullies who had challenged Spock as an outsider, as an Earther who had no business claiming his Vulcan heritage.
You are interfering with a mission team of the Klingon Empire, Earther.
Even after a decade, the words war and enemy still carried a strong flavor of obscenity to most Earthers.
Why then would they summon—he was able to keep most of the contempt from his voice—‘Earthers?’
Same as when Earthers do it in science fiction movies, I guess.
Nowadays, Dad says I should read the new hoon writers, those trying to go past imitating old-time Earthers, coming up with literature by and for our own kind.
The Earther was in full ceremonial gear, worn over a sky-blue evening gown which trailed along the floor.
The squid isn’t what Earthers think of squid, but an ocean-faring creature from one of the nearby planets.
C.M. Kornbluth, "Make Mine Mars"
The earliest cite in the OED database was from 1986.
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