What does outer mean?

Definitions for outer
ˈaʊ tərout·er

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word outer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outer(a)adjective

    being on the outside or further from a center

    "spent hours adorning the outer man"; "the outer suburbs"

  2. outeradjective

    located outside

    "outer reality"

  3. outeradjective

    being on or toward the outside of the body

    "the outer ear"

Wiktionary

  1. outernoun

    An outer part.

  2. outernoun

    (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.

  3. outernoun

    Someone who admits to something publicly.

  4. outernoun

    Someone who outs another.

  5. outeradjective

    Outside; external.

  6. outeradjective

    Farther from the centre of the inside.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Outeradjective

    That which is without; opposed to inner.

    Etymology: from out.

    The kidney is a conglomerated gland only in the outer part: for the inner part, whereof the papillæ are composed, is muscular. Nehemiah Grew, Cosmol. b. i. c. 5.

ChatGPT

  1. outer

    Outer refers to the external part, surface or layer of something; located or being on the outside or further from the center; not internal or inner. It can also refer to outer space, i.e., the vast expanse existing beyond the earth and between celestial bodies.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Outer

    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.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'outer' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3940

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'outer' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3421

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'outer' in Adjectives Frequency: #516

Anagrams for outer »

  1. route

  2. outre

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outer in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of outer in a Sentence

  1. Niurgun Semenov:

    You always have to dress in a sort of spacesuit, it’s like going out into outer space. It’s extreme.

  2. William S. Burroughs:

    After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say "I want to see the manager."

  3. William James:

    Human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.

  4. Defense Mark Esper:

    The Iraqis have a responsibility to the United States and all countries who have embassies in that country to defend, provide the outer security for the embassy and we expect United States to do that. That was communicated to United States by our senior leaders, by Secretary Pompeo and United States've committed to doing that. I think United States performance has greatly improved in the last 24 hours, i've made the point over and over again that they need to do more internally within The Iraqis to address these Iran sponsored militia groups and stop their attacks on United States and coalition forces and they need to investigate the attacks and help us to account the preparators, we haven't seen sufficient action on their part and they certainly need to help reinforce and defend the embassy but they need to get left of the problem and stop these attacks from happening and they get the Iranian influence out of their country.

  5. Traci Torres:

    We mostly sell to the outer boroughs but people do keep chickens on their rooftops in Manhattan.

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