What does out-of-bounds mean?

Definitions for out-of-bounds

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word out-of-bounds.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sideline, out of bounds(adj)

    a line that marks the side boundary of a playing field

  2. out-of-bounds(adj)

    outside the foul lines

  3. off-limits, out-of-bounds(p)(adj)

    barred to a designated group

    "that area is off-limits"

GCIDE

  1. out-of-bounds(adj.)

    Beyond the limits of the expected standard of taste or propriety; as, an out-of-bounds remark.

Wiktionary

  1. out-of-bounds(Adverb)

    beyond designated limits

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of out-of-bounds in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of out-of-bounds in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hillary Clinton:

    Not only was it out of bounds, it was untrue. He should have from the beginning corrected that kind of rhetoric, that level of hatefulness.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    Not only was it out of bounds, it was untrue, he should have from the beginning corrected that kind of rhetoric, that level of hatefulness.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    I was appalled, not only was it out of bounds, it was untrue. He should have from the beginning corrected that kind of rhetoric, that level of hatefulness.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    He knew or he should have known that what that man was asking was not only way out of bounds, it was untrue, and he should have, from the beginning, repudiated that kind of rhetoric, that level of hatefulness of a questioner in an audience that he was appearing before.

  5. Dick Cheney:

    What I keep hearing out there is they portray this as a rogue operation and the agency was way out of bounds and then they lied about it, i think that's all a bunch of hooey. The program was authorized. The agency did not want to proceed without authorization, and it was also reviewed legally by the Justice Department before they undertook the program.

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