Definition of "outer" []

  • Located on the outside; external. (adjective)
  • Farther than another from the center or middle. (adjective)
  • Relating to the body or its appearance rather than the mind or spirit. (adjective)
  • Being or located on the outside; external (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Further from the middle or central part (adjective)
  • The white outermost ring on a target (noun)
  • A shot that hits this ring (noun)
  • The unsheltered part of the spectator area at a sports ground (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "outer" in a sentence
  • "If a subjective intuition is directly caused by an “outer” object, Bolzano calls it an ˜outer intuition™."
  • "In the charged black hole, what we call the outer event horizon (r+ on the diagram) is the point of no return."
  • "The guitar on the songs is what he calls his outer life; his inner life is the philosophy informing them."