people outside one's own group, especially as considered to be inferior or alien; a group perceived as other than one's own.
Origin of out-group
First recorded in 1905–10; out-
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Examples from the Web for out-group
Historical Examples of out-group
This control by the in-group over its members makes for solidity and impenetrability in its relations with the out-group.
He describes the transition from contacts of the out-group to those of the in-group, or from remote to intimate relations.
Cannibalism was so primordial in the mores that it has two forms, one for the in-group, the other for the out-group.
British Dictionary definitions for out-group
sociol persons excluded from an in-group
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