- 1British • informal Stay out, especially longer or later than might be expected: it was the only evening for weeks that we stopped outMore example sentences
- "'Tis gettin' late," he observed aloud; "an' maybe if you stopped out any longer Norah might be frettin'."
- Oh, she had little enough to say to him when he was there - but if he stopped out overnight he was greeted with tight-lipped glares and an awkward silence.
- Stay on task, but be sure to stop out once in a while.
- 2North American Withdraw temporarily from higher education or employment in order to pursue another activity: community college students are more likely to stop out, or drop out entirely, when the cost of attending increasesMore example sentences
- More female high achievers are "stopping out" to raise kids - and avoiding Corporate America when they return.
- Readmits - These students were once at the college but stopped out, dropped out, or were academically dismissed.
- Single until recently, she had three kids and "stopped out" - taking no classes seven of those years.
More definitions of stop outDefinition of stop out in:
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