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[ out-dawr, -dohr ]


  1. Also characteristic of, located, occurring, or belonging outdoors:

    an outdoor barbecue; outdoor sports.


/ ˈaʊtˈdɔː /


  1. prenominal taking place, existing, or intended for use in the open air Alsoout-of-door

    outdoor clothes

    outdoor games

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Word History and Origins

Origin of outdoor1

First recorded in 1740–50; out- + door

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Example Sentences

There will be conversations about the logistical ins and outs of, um, outdoor ins and outs, and how to deal with sexual hygiene outside.

Busboys and Poets offers some form of outdoor dining at all of its locations in the District, but Shallal has grappled with how to do it at the Ward 8 restaurant.

If you’re out and about, whether in your car or an outdoor space, hand sanitizer will work.

To find out, Gordon and his colleagues plan to compare how cell cultures fare when exposed to pollution from subway air and ambient outdoor air.

With outdoor dining, there’s no evidence of it being unsafe.

Stetson returned east in 1865 and created his own hat company, which produced high-quality hats made for outdoor use.

I watch football, basketball, and hockey on TV and sometimes “The Bass Pros” on Outdoor Channel.

He plants himself on an outdoor couch, stirs Nesquik into a mug, and leans forward.

“Our founder Juliet Lowe knew about outdoor education, for the girls to learn leadership, to work in a group,” says Sheppard.

In short, the wilderness skills and outdoor abilities that the founding mothers intended.

And now here was Betty proposing another outing that promised to be more fun than any the Outdoor Girls had had yet.

In his leisure moments he goes into politics or theology; he studies or takes outdoor exercise.

We know our way about all right now, and I'm sure we Outdoor Girls never needed anybody to look out for us, anyway.

You seem to forget that you are Outdoor Girls and that we have been in a good many tight places that were almost as bad as this.

The current practice was, in nearly every case, to deal with the sick by outdoor relief, with or without medical attendance.


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