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out front

Definition of out front

  1. 1 :  in the area directly before or ahead of something (such as a building) <There was a small statue on the lawn out front.>

  2. 2 :  in the audience when considered from the stage or backstage <There are about 20,000 screaming fans out front.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

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  1. :  forehead

    :  the whole face

    :  external and often feigned appearance especially in the face of danger or adversity

  1. :  to have the front or principal side adjacent to something

    :  to have frontage on something

    :  to serve as a front

  1. :  of, relating to, or situated at the front

    :  acting as a front

    :  articulated at or toward the front of the oral passage


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