earthie n.

= earthling n.

  • 1947 ‘J. MacCreigh’ Donovan Had a Dream in Thrilling Wonder Stories Oct. 27/1 page image

    ‘Earthgirl?’ the guard repeated. ‘She didn’t look like an Earthie.’

  • 1950 L. S. de Camp Book Reviews in Astounding Science Fiction Aug. 147/1 L. Sprague de Camp

    Now Dr. Bel Arvardan, an archeologist from Outside, is coming to Earth to test his heterodox theory that all mankind is descended from the hated Earthies; and the Ancients, embittered by their treatment by the rest of the Galaxy, have prepared a dreadful revenge.

  • 1963 J. Jakes Underfollow in Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction May 66/1

    The blue men of Mica II discriminated against Earthies, considered them inferior since the Micans had conquered the Earthies a hundred years ago.

  • 1963 J. Jakes Underfollow in Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction May 66/2

    Through his ear button came the scratchy voice of the translator, talking Earthie for the benefit of Mica II’s commercial colony.

  • 1963 J. Jakes Underfollow in Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction May 67/1

    What the hell did Hopsford, light years away back on Earthie, understand about the difficulties of even communicating with the Micans…?

  • 1992 Locus Aug. 23/2

    Earthies accordingly have a different way of dealing with aggression.

  • 1993 A. C. Clarke Hammer of God 49 Arthur C. Clarke

    ‘He’s doing very well.’ ‘Yes, for an Earthie.’

  • 2014 R. Searles Lost Planet x. 140 page image Rachel Searles bibliography

    You’re in over your heads, Earthies. Do yourselves a favor and get out of the Shank.


Research requirements

antedating 1947

Earliest cite

James MacCreigh, 'Donovan Had a Dream'

Research History
Fred Galvin submitted a 1947 cite from "James MacCreigh's" "Donovan Had a Dream".
Fred Galvin submitted a 1963 cite from John Jakes' "Underfollow".
Fred Galvin submitted a 1950 cite from a book review by L. Sprague de Camp in Astounding.
Fred Galvin submitted a 1972 cite from George Zebrowski's "The Omega Point".

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