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Meaning of OUTSIDER

Pronunciation:  awt'sIdur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  someone who is not a member of a group

OUTSIDER is a 8 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: foreigner
 See Also: alien, stranger, transalpine, unknown



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Out`sid"er\, n.
1. One not belonging to the concern, institution, party,
   etc., spoken of; one disconnected in interest or feeling.
   [Recent] --A. Trollope.

2. A locksmith's pinchers for grasping the point of a key in
   the keyhole, to open a door from the outside when the key
   is inside.

3. A horse which is not a favorite in the betting. [Cant]

Thesaurus Terms
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