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outsider

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noun out·sid·er \ˌau̇t-ˈsī-dər, ˈau̇t-ˌ\

Simple Definition of outsider

  • : a person who does not belong to or is not accepted as part of a particular group or organization

  • : a person or animal that is not expected to win a race or competition

Full Definition of outsider

  1. 1 :  a person who does not belong to a particular group

  2. 2 chiefly British :  a contender not expected to win

out·sid·er·ness noun

Examples of outsider

  1. To outsiders, the ritual may seem strange.

  2. She felt like an outsider in her new school.

  3. An outsider defeated the champion!

  4. She was a rank outsider who managed to win.



1800

First Known Use of outsider

1800



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