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outrider

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noun out·rid·er \-ˌrī-dər\

Simple Definition of outrider

  • : 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. 1 :  a mounted attendant

  2. 2 :  one who escorts or clears the way for a vehicle or person

  3. 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>



Circa 1530

First Known Use of outrider

circa 1530


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