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Definition of "outcast" []

  • One that has been excluded from a society or system. (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 "outcast" in a sentence
  • "Enter Yeine, whose family had been outcast from the Arameri Family and the city of Sky, is designated a successor to the throne, and plunged into a complicated dance of politics, family drama and larger forces at work within the structure of the world."
  • "Yes, like the swan who is supposed to mate for life, the Prince will be flying the nest, an outcast from the flock, left to preen his ruffled feathers and wish he had some vital organ he could reclaim like that sad bloke in America."
  • "In fact, Christine has more than one thing in common with Peter Parker — “Drag Me to Hell” is all about an outcast from a broken home learning to gain confidence and become an adult."