outrider


out·rid·er

noun \-ˌrī-dər\

: a person (such as a police officer) who rides a horse or motorcycle next to or in front of a vehicle that is carrying an important person as a form of protection

Full Definition of OUTRIDER

1
:  a mounted attendant
2
:  one who escorts or clears the way for a vehicle or person
3
:  forerunner, harbinger <outriders of a new political movement>

Examples of OUTRIDER

  1. <sexologist Alfred Kinsey is now viewed as an outrider of the sexual revolution of the 1960s>

First Known Use of OUTRIDER

circa 1530

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