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Definition of "out-of-bounds" [out-of-bounds]

  • Beyond the designated boundaries or limits. (adverb)

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 "out-of-bounds" in a sentence
  • "What Lash now calls out-of-bounds, though, is the extent to which MSNBC pundit Lawrence O'Donnell has turned the attack personal."
  • "Two quick completions out-of-bounds and now the Jags were looking at a 59-yard field goal with a slight breeze at the back of Josh Scobee, who had been making kicks from more than 60 in that direction in warmups."
  • "At no point did CNN anchors ask Democrat guests if the remarks were out-of-bounds."