What does outhouse mean?

Definitions for outhouseˈaʊtˌhaʊs; -ˌhaʊ zɪz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word outhouse.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outhouse, privy, earth-closet, jakes(noun)

    a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate


  1. outhouse(n.)

    Especially: A small building with one or more seats and a pit underneath, intended for use as a toilet; a privy.


  1. outhouse(Noun)

    An outbuilding, a small structure located away, or not directly accessed from, a main building.

  2. outhouse(Noun)

    An outdoor toilet, (or often just a seat over a cesspool) in a wooden cubicle, where the term is usually referring to a permanent facility. Where an outdoor toilet is installed on a temporary basis, the term portable toilet is generally used. The slang terms john and johnny house are sometimes used to identify an outdoor toilet; see also privy.


  1. Outhouse

    An outhouse, also commonly known as a privy or earth closet, is a small structure, separate from a main building, which covers a pit toilet. The term can also sometimes refer to other outbuildings.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Outhouse

    owt′hows, n. a small building outside a dwelling-house.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outhouse in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outhouse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    I wouldn't bet the farm on it, but I'd bet the main house. I wouldn't even bet the outhouse on Mondale.

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