Definition of immigrant in English:
1A person who comes to live permanently in a foreign country.
- Another theme running through the huge demo was solidarity with refugees and immigrants.
- Yet immigrant workers contribute £2.5 billion to the British economy every year.
- These parties are not motivated by a defence of the right of immigrants to live where they choose.
late 18th century: from Latin immigrant- 'immigrating', from the verb immigrare, on the pattern of emigrant.