- of, relating to, or from another city or town: We're expecting out-of-town visitors tomorrow.
- taking place in another city or town: the out-of-town tryout of a new play.
Origin of out-of-town
First recorded in 1815–25
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Examples from the Web for out-of-town
Many of the out-of-town culprits post bail and then mail in their pleas and payments later.U.S. Drug and Immigration Checkpoints Take Toll on Border Towns
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Nor does he believe in the slash-and-strip-the-assets approach of some other out-of-town landlords.Why Warren Buffett Still Buys Newspapers as the Industry Sinks
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Everybody but our out-of-town friend—this was what she had known it was like.Hostess to the Stars
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December 3, 2010
He shrugged his shoulders and unwrapped the bundle of out-of-town papers.The Winning Clue
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To the surprise of all, the two out-of-town Lane brothers, Jason and Henry, were not there.Aunt Jimmy's Will
Mabel Osgood Wright
He had heard the news on his way home that afternoon, from an out-of-town expedition.Mrs. Darrell
Oh, well, Tom ought to excuse her for an out-of-town friend.Seductio Ad Absurdum
By August she was back in New York, attending to out-of-town buyers.Roast Beef, Medium