outhouse

noun out·house \ ˈau̇t-ˌhau̇s \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of outhouse

:outbuilding; especially :privy 1a

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First Known Use of outhouse

14th century


OUTHOUSE Defined for English Language Learners

outhouse

noun

Definition of outhouse for English Language Learners

  • : a small outdoor building that is used as a toilet

  • : a small building (such as a shed) that is separated from a main building


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