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adverb out·doors \ˌau̇t-ˈdȯrz, ˈau̇t-ˈdȯrz\

Definition of outdoors

  1. :  outside a building :  in or into the open air

Examples of outdoors in a sentence

  1. The game is meant to be played outdoors.

  2. He worked outdoors all afternoon.

  3. I went outdoors for some fresh air.

Circa 1729

First Known Use of outdoors

circa 1729


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outdoors

noun, plural in form but singular in construction out·doors

Definition of outdoors

  1. 1 :  a place or location away from the confines of a building

  2. 2 :  the world away from human habitations

1830

First Known Use of outdoors

1830



OUTDOORS Defined for English Language Learners

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outdoors

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adverb out·doors \ˌau̇t-ˈdȯrz, ˈau̇t-ˈdȯrz\

Definition of outdoors for English Language Learners

  • : outside a building : not inside a building


OUTDOORS Defined for Kids

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outdoors

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adverb out·doors \au̇t-ˈdȯrz\

Definition of outdoors for Students

  1. :  outside a building :  in or into the open air She likes to play outdoors.


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outdoors

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noun out·doors

Definition of outdoors for Students

  1. :  the open air



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