from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Located on the outside; external.
- adj. Farther than another from the center or middle.
- adj. Relating to the body or its appearance rather than the mind or spirit.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Outside; external.
- adj. Farther from the centre of the inside.
- n. An outer part.
- n. the smallest single unit normally sold to retailers, usually equal to one retail display box.
- n. Someone who admits to something publicly.
- n. Someone who outs another.
- n. One who puts out, ousts, or expels.
- n. An ouster; dispossession.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Being on the outside; external; farthest or farther from the interior, from a given station, or from any space or position regarded as a center or starting place; -- opposed to
- n. The part of a target which is beyond the circles surrounding the bull's-eye.
- n. A shot which strikes the outer of a target.
- n. One who puts out, ousts, or expels; also, an ouster; dispossession.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the outside; that is without or on the outside; external: opposed to inner: as, the outer wall.
- Further removed; being outside with reference to some place or point regarded as inner or internal.
- n. In rifle-practice: The part of a target beyond the circles surrounding the bull's-eye, and thus nearer the outside.
- n. A shot which strikes that part.
- To utter.
- n. In law, dispossession; an ouster.
- n. In electricity, one of the outside wires of a three-wire circuit.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. located outside
- adj. being on or toward the outside of the body
- adj. being on the outside or further from a center
Comparative of out by analogy with inner. (Wiktionary)
out (verb) + -er ("agent suffix") (Wiktionary)