foreign adj.

1 not coming from your own country

VERBS be, look, sound The name sounded foreign.

ADV. slightly a slightly foreign accent | distinctly He was a small man, distinctly foreign in appearance.

2 foreign to sb: not typical of sb/not known to sb

VERBS be, feel, seem

ADV. very | completely, entirely, quite, totally, utterly This kind of behaviour is completely foreign to her.