(out) on the town

Definition of (out) on the town

informal

  1. :  going to the restaurants, bars, etc., of a city or town for entertainment We spent the night out on the town.

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

townplay
  1. :  a compactly settled area usually larger than a village but smaller than a city

    :  a compactly settled area as distinguished from surrounding rural territory

    :  a large densely populated urban area :  city


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