Definition of outsider in English:


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Pronunciation: /aʊtˈsʌɪdə


  • 2A competitor, applicant, etc. thought to have little chance of success: the winner was Beech Road, a fifty-to-one outsider he started as a rank outsider
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    • I'd never have picked dog number 3, a rank outsider with little chance, but I put down my money with complete confidence.
    • Despite being rated as the rank outsider in the contest, Ms Shortall said she believes a large number of members are undecided.
    • Beem was a rank outsider to take the title at the start of the week but a final round of 68 gave him a one-shot victory over a charging Tiger Woods.

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