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Definition of "exterior" []

  • Outer; external: the exterior door. (adjective)
  • Originating or acting from the outside: exterior influences on the negotiations. (adjective)
  • Suitable for use outside: an exterior paint. (adjective)
  • A part or a surface that is outside: the exterior of the house. (noun)
  • An external or outward appearance: a friendly exterior. (noun)

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.

Use "exterior" in a sentence
  • "Posted September 9, 2009 at 3: 58 am | Permalink yes the exterior is a little overdone but the 6th shot of the interior is look nice"
  • "Hmm, I like the interior but the exterior is a bit … plain, stale, hard looking."
  • "You will find that the exterior is absolutely breathtaking and the outdoor pool seems to fit perfectly with the shape of the building."