outstate

adjective

Definition of outstate

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or situated in a region of a state outside the principal city or largest center of population small layoffs here and there in the outstate areas — Wall Street Journal lost the governorship because the outstate vote went against him

  2. 2 [out (of) state] :  coming from or resident in an outside state a gorge of unusual natural beauty which few outstate visitors see — M. W. Fishwick

outstater

noun

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Origin and Etymology of outstate

3out + state (noun)


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