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outdoors

[ out-dawrz, -dohrz ]
/ ˌaʊtˈdɔrz, -ˈdoʊrz /
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adverb

out of doors; in the open air: He's happiest when he's outdoors.

noun

(used with a singular verb) the world outside of or away from houses; open air: Our whole family likes the outdoors.

adjective

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Origin of outdoors

1810–20; earlier out (of) doors
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British Dictionary definitions for outdoors

outdoors
/ (ˌaʊtˈdɔːz) /

adverb

Also: out-of-doors in the open air; outside

noun

the world outside or far away from human habitationthe great outdoors
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Idioms and Phrases with outdoors

outdoors

see big as life (all outdoors).

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