outdoor

[ out-dawr, -dohr ]
/ ˈaʊtˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr /

adjective

Also outdoors. characteristic of, located, occurring, or belonging outdoors: an outdoor barbecue; outdoor sports.

Nearby words

  1. outdate,
  2. outdated,
  3. outdid,
  4. outdistance,
  5. outdo,
  6. outdoor relief,
  7. outdoors,
  8. outdoorsman,
  9. outdoorswoman,
  10. outdoorsy

Origin of outdoor

First recorded in 1740–50; out- + door

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British Dictionary definitions for outdoor

outdoor

/ (ˈaʊtˈdɔː) /

adjective

(prenominal) taking place, existing, or intended for use in the open airoutdoor games; outdoor clothes Also: out-of-door
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Word Origin and History for outdoor

outdoor

adj.

1748, from out + door. Out-of-door is from c.1800.

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