from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Being in a remote or secluded location: a quiet, out-of-the-way resort.
- adj. Being out of the ordinary; unusual: out-of-the-way memorabilia.
- adj. Improper; offensive: out-of-the-way remarks.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. Improper; unusual; wrong.
- adj. See under out, adv.
- adj. Not on a main transportation route; inconveniently located.
- n. See under Out.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Remote from populous districts; secluded; unfrequented: as, a small out-of-the-way village.
- Not easily found or observed; apart from what one ordinarily meets with or readily sees.
- Unusual; uncommon.
- Departing from the proper path; hence, improper; unbecoming; not the thing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. murdered
- adv. in a remote location or at a distance from the usual route
- adv. extraordinary; unusual
- adv. improper; amiss
- adv. so as not to obstruct or hinder
- adv. dealt with; disposed of
- adj. improper or even offensive
- adj. remote from populous or much-traveled regions
- adj. out of the ordinary
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