Definition of outsider
1 : a person who does not belong to a particular group
2 chiefly British : a contender not expected to win
Examples of outsider in a sentence
To outsiders, the ritual may seem strange.
She felt like an outsider in her new school.
An outsider defeated the champion!
She was a rank outsider who managed to win.
First Known Use of outsider
OUTSIDER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of outsider for English Language Learners
: 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
OUTSIDER Defined for Kids
Definition of outsider for Students
: a person who does not belong to a particular group
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