exterior
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ɪkˈstɪəɹɪə/, /ɛkˈstɪəɹɪə/
  • (America) IPA: /ɪkˈstɪɹiɚ/, /ɛkˈstɪɹiɚ/
Adjective

exterior (not comparable)

  1. Relating to the outside parts or surface of something.
    the exterior part of a sphere
    • c. 1599–1602, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmarke”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act II, scene ii]:
      Sith nor the exterior nor the inward man / Resemble that it was.
  2. Being from outside a country; foreign.
    the exterior relations of a state or kingdom
  3. Outdoors.
Antonyms Translations Noun

exterior (plural exteriors)

  1. The outside part, parts or surface of something.
    The sticker was attached to the exterior of the package
    Antonyms: inside, interior
  2. Foreign lands.
    She is our new minister of the exterior
    Antonyms: interior
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