noun out·sid·er \ˌat-ˈsī-dər, ˈat-ˌ\

: 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

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

First Known Use of OUTSIDER

OUTSIDERNESS Defined for Kids


noun out·sid·er \at-ˈsī-dər\

Definition of OUTSIDER for Kids

:  a person who does not belong to a particular group


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