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out-of-the-way

[out-uh v-thuh-wey]
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  1. remote from much-traveled, frequented, or populous regions; secluded: an out-of-the-way inn up in the hills.
  2. seldom encountered; unusual: out-of-the-way information.
  3. giving offense; improper: an out-of-the-way remark.
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Origin of out-of-the-way

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300
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out-of-the-way

adjective (prenominal)
  1. distant from more populous areas
  2. uncommon or unusual
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