outer
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈaʊtɚ/, [ˈaʊɾɚ]
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈaʊtə/

Adjective

outer (comparative outermore, superlative outermost) qual "outermore" is rare and obsolete

  1. Outside; external.
  2. Farther from the centre of the inside.
Antonyms Translations
Noun

outer (plural outers)

  1. An outer part.
  2. (military, firearms) The 4th circle on a target, outside the inner and magpie.
  3. A shot which strikes the outer of a target.
  4. (retail) The smallest single unit sold by wholesalers to retailers, usually one retail display box.
    We ordered two cartons with twelve outers in each.

Noun

outer (plural outers)

  1. Someone who admits to something publicly.
  2. Someone who outs another.
    • 2002, Simon Gage, ‎Lisa Richards, ‎Howard Wilmot, Queer: The Ultimate User's Guide (page 88)
      From the early 90s, these were some of the fiercest debates raging in the gay press and in gay and straight bars worldwide as blabbermouths blabbed, sometimes just for the sheer hell of it, and gay celebrities ran for cover or bit the bullet and pipped the outers to the post.
  3. One who puts out, ousts, or expels.
  4. An ouster; dispossession.
  5. (UK, politics) One who supports leaving the European Union.
Synonyms Antonyms
  • (One who supports leaving the EU) inner



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