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out of place

Definition of out of place

  1. 1 :  not in the correct location or position <Nothing in the room was out of place.>

  2. 2 :  not in a typical or appropriate situation or setting <Their modern style home seems oddly out of place among the town's old farmhouses.> <She wouldn't look out of place on the cover of a fashion magazine.> <I feel a bit out of place with my wife's family.>



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. :  physical environment :  space

    :  a way for admission or transit

    :  physical surroundings :  atmosphere

  1. :  to put in or as if in a particular place or position :  set

    :  to present for consideration

    :  to put in a particular state


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