out-of-doors

[ out-uh v-dawrz, -dohrz ]
/ ˈaʊt əvˈdɔrz, -ˈdoʊrz /
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adjective

Also out-of-door. outdoor.

noun

(used with a singular verb) outdoors.

Nearby words

  1. out-of-body experience,
  2. out-of-bounds,
  3. out-of-court,
  4. out-of-date,
  5. out-of-door,
  6. out-of-pocket,
  7. out-of-print,
  8. out-of-round,
  9. out-of-sight,
  10. out-of-state

Origin of out-of-doors

First recorded in 1800–10

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British Dictionary definitions for out-of-door

out-of-door

adjective

(prenominal) another term for outdoor

out-of-doors

adverb, adjective

(postpositive) in the open air; outsideAlso: outdoors
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