being on the outside or further from a center
"spent hours adorning the outer man"; "the outer suburbs"
being on or toward the outside of the body
"the outer ear"
An outer part.
(wholesale trade) the smallest single unit normally sold to retailers, usually equal to one retail display box.
We ordered two cartons with twelve outers in each.
Someone who admits to something publicly.
Someone who outs another.
Farther from the centre of the inside.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
owt′ėr, adj. more out or without: external—opp. to Inner.—n. the part of a target outside the rings, a shot striking here.—adj. Out′ermost, most or farthest out: most distant.—Outer bar, the junior barristers who plead outside the bar in court, as distinguished from King's Counsel and others who plead within the bar. [Comp. of out.]
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'outer' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3940
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'outer' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3421
Rank popularity for the word 'outer' in Adjectives Frequency: #516
The numerical value of outer in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of outer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The outer conditions of a person's life will always be found to reflect their inner beliefs.
When he has ceased to hear the many, he may discern the One - the inner sound which kills the outer.
Human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.
On the road to Mandalay Where the flyin' fishes play, An' the dawn comes up like thunder outer China 'crost the bay.
As we age, the epidermis (the skin’s outer layer) thins and weakens, making it susceptible to dehydration and wrinkling.
Images & Illustrations of outer
Translations for outer
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for outer »
Find a translation for the outer definition in other languages:
Select another language: