out-of-doors

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

adjective

Also out-of-door. outdoor.

noun

(used with a singular verb) outdoors.

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Origin of out-of-doors

First recorded in 1800–10
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British Dictionary definitions for out-of-doors

out-of-doors

adverb, adjective

(postpositive) in the open air; outsideAlso: outdoors
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