The neighbor Lov Bensey, returning from town with a bag of turnips, stops at the Lester property.
He then threatened a neighbor for “starting this whole thing and getting all these reporters around here.”
David Harrison is a lifelong friend and neighbor of Guyton who grew up with him on the street.
Old English neahgebur (West Saxon), nehebur (Anglian) "neighbor," from neah "near" (see nigh) + gebur "dweller," related to bur "dwelling" (see bower). Common Germanic compound (cf. Old Saxon nabur, Middle Dutch naghebuur, Dutch (na)bur, Old High German nahgibur, Middle High German nachgebur, German Nachbar). Good neighbor policy attested by 1937, but good neighbor with reference to U.S. policy toward Latin America was used by 1928 by Herbert Hoover.
1580s, from neighbor (n.). Related: Neighbored; neighboring.