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Definition of "out-of-order" []

  • Alternative spelling of out of order. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "out-of-order" in a sentence
  • "One day Mr. Sleaze comes into the building and finds both elevators are out-of-order."
  • "Breaching the artist-audience contract like this is only out-of-order here, far as I'm concerned, if you're making a limitless amount of perfect forgeries freely available to anyone and everyone."
  • "In the small main lobby, there was an elevator with an out-of-order sign on it older than I was, an open door to a stairway, and a directory with little plastic letters spelling out the names of bail bondsmen and repo services on black felt."