Said to a person
when they aren't going to be around anymore but not going to be far removed in a geographical sense
. For example, if they are changing jobs but remaining in the same town or city.
"You were a pain in the ass
to work with but I'm sad that you're leaving for some reason. Don't be a stranger, will you?"
usually used as a farewell, inviting one to visit again or communicate more often
"What a nice visit. I look forward to seeing you next time. Now, don't be a stranger!"
Don't forget about me/Call me sometime
"See ya later"
"Ok, but don't be a stranger"
a stranger. Usually said between friends when parting in anticipation of not seeing one another for a long time - when moving house, for example.
Is also often as a joke after marriage - warning the couple not to lose touch with their friends after becoming so attached - normally between men.
be sure to come back soon. holla
dont be a stranger we kickin it friday 10pm
Show familiarity. visit someone regularly.
Stop by the house sometime. Don't be a stranger.
To come back, or to see the person saying "don't be a stranger" again.
Friend: I'll see ya later!
Me: Don't be a stranger!