Definition of outer
- outer reality
- the outer limits
- the planet's outer rings
- an outer covering
the outer edges of the roof
The package's outer covering was damaged.
I removed the outer skin of the onion.
Her inner turmoil was masked by an outer calm.
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: located on or toward the outside of something : not on or at the inside or center of something
: of or relating to a person's body or physical appearance rather than to a person's mind or spirit
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