out-of-the-way

[ out-uh v-thuh-wey ]
/ ˈaʊt əv ðəˌweɪ /

adjective

remote from much-traveled, frequented, or populous regions; secluded: an out-of-the-way inn up in the hills.
seldom encountered; unusual: out-of-the-way information.
giving offense; improper: an out-of-the-way remark.

Origin of out-of-the-way

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300
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British Dictionary definitions for out-of-the-way

out-of-the-way


adjective (prenominal)

distant from more populous areas
uncommon or unusual
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