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Definition of "outhouse" []

  • A small, enclosed structure having one or two holes in a seat built over a pit and serving as an outdoor toilet. (noun)
  • An outbuilding, as on a farm. (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 "outhouse" in a sentence
  • "The outhouse is such a bad target for pranksters that I usually just go do my business somewhere else over a log."
  • "“Ahh. Safe and sound!” exclaims Chris to Joe as it becomes clear the two are sitting in an outhouse, and the outhouse is headed for the brink of Niagra Falls."
  • ""The roof of a good outhouse is best protected from wet," thought a fourth."