Definition of outer man in English:

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outer man


(the outer man)
1A man’s body or physical needs and desires.
Example sentences
  • To Proust a train was an encounter between the inner and outer man.
1.1A man’s clothes or personal appearance.
Example sentences
  • Therefore we do not lose heart, but though our outer man is decaying, yet our inner man is being renewed day by day.
  • To this slight picture of the outer man I must add a sketch of his moral qualities, for I believe I can now judge him impartially.
  • Truth is, when you get the inner man all cleaned up (this is a continual process) it will be reflected in the outer man.
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