Definition of outdoors in English:

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Pronunciation: /aʊtˈdɔːz/


In or into the open air; outside a building or shelter: it was warm enough to eat outdoors
More example sentences
  • They are a worthy flag for the rest of us odd enough to spend our winters outdoors in the cold.
  • There is simply not enough time to create large ensembles of works outdoors.
  • The animals spend their lives outdoors and are not rounded up every night to sleep in warehouses.


(usually the outdoors)
Any area outside buildings or shelter, typically that far away from human habitation: a lover of the great outdoors
More example sentences
  • They streamed out of homes in large numbers seeking the great outdoors with a song on their lips!
  • Three tiger cubs born in Scotland will this week take their first tentative steps into the great outdoors.
  • Now it's time to head to the great outdoors and scale a cliff, shoot some rapids or hike to the peak.

Words that rhyme with outdoors

applause, Azores, cause, clause, Dors, drawers, gauze, hawse, indoors, Laws, pause, plus-fours, quatorze, Santa Claus, taws, tawse, yaws, yours

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