[out-uh v-toun]


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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  • He shrugged his shoulders and unwrapped the bundle of out-of-town papers.

    The Winning Clue

    James Hay, Jr.

  • 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

    Foxcroft Davis

  • Oh, well, Tom ought to excuse her for an out-of-town friend.

  • By August she was back in New York, attending to out-of-town buyers.