outsider

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noun out·sid·er \ˌau̇t-ˈsī-dər, ˈau̇t-ˌ\

Definition of outsider

  1. 1 :  a person who does not belong to a particular group

  2. 2 chiefly British :  a contender not expected to win

outsiderness

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Examples of outsider in a sentence

  1. To outsiders, the ritual may seem strange.

  2. She felt like an outsider in her new school.

  3. An outsider defeated the champion!

  4. She was a rank outsider who managed to win.

1800

First Known Use of outsider

1800


OUTSIDER Defined for English Language Learners

outsider

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noun out·sid·er \ˌau̇t-ˈsī-dər, ˈau̇t-ˌ\

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

outsider

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noun out·sid·er \au̇t-ˈsī-dər\

Definition of outsider for Students

  1. :  a person who does not belong to a particular group



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