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outsider

[ out-sahy-der ]
/ ˌaʊtˈsaɪ dər /
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noun
a person not belonging to a particular group, set, party, etc.: Society often regards the artist as an outsider.
a person unconnected or unacquainted with the matter in question: Not being a parent, I was regarded as an outsider.
a racehorse, sports team, or other competitor not considered likely to win or succeed.
a person or thing not within an enclosure, boundary, etc.
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Origin of outsider

First recorded in 1790–1800; outside + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for outsider

outsider
/ (ˌaʊtˈsaɪdə) /

noun
a person or thing excluded from or not a member of a set, group, etc
a contestant, esp a horse, thought unlikely to win in a race
Canadian (in the north) a person who does not live in the Arctic regions
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