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outfit

Short Definition : clothing or equipment for a special purpose; Ex. cowboy outfit

Definition
(noun) any cohesive unit such as a military company
Definition
(noun) a set of clothing (with accessories)
Synonyms : getup , rig , turnout
Example Sentence
  • his getup was exceedingly elegant

Definition
(noun) gear consisting of a set of articles or tools for a specified purpose
Synonyms : kit

Definition
(verb) provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
Synonyms : equip , fit , fit out
Example Sentence
  • The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for outfit

out + fit - Fitting used by us outside the body.(cloth,equip)
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by sansecretcp

outgoing

Short Definition : sociable; eager to mix socially with others

Definition
(adj) leaving a place or a position
Example Sentence
  • an outgoing steamship

Definition
(adj) retiring from a position or office
Example Sentence
  • the outgoing president

Definition
(adj) at ease in talking to others
Synonyms : extroverted , forthcoming

outlandish

Short Definition : bizzare; peculiar; unconventional

Definition
(adj) conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
Example Sentence
  • restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit
  • famed for his eccentric spelling
  • a freakish combination of styles
  • his off-the-wall antics
  • the outlandish clothes of teenagers
  • outre and affected stage antics

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for outlandish

out+landish => the one who is from some other land. Means unconventional and bizarre to our land.
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by cp.jethani

divide it like out+land(ish)..so THINK OF SOMEONE WHO IS OUT of his land..means..someone who is not living in his own land..means living in a foriegn country.
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by preetisoni2411

Watch the movie OUTLANDER then you wont forget the word.
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by AndrewVarghese

outlandish..IS ALSO A NAME OF musical band.(IN DENMARK)& the kind of songs that they compose are unique to people and the lyrics has their origin from many langueges this is what makeS the album OUT OF ORDINARY ALBUMS..hence..BIZZARE.
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by preetisoni2411

OUT+LANDISH...FOCUS ON landish..very close to lavish..so a lavish spender always exceed the limit ....hence unconventional...to many people.
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by preetisoni2411

OUT + LAND -> came from a different land, alien, peculiar.
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by sansecretcp

outlaw

Short Definition : fugitive from the law (excluded from legal protection); V: declare (someone) to be an outlaw; deprive of the protection of the law; declare illegal; Ex. Drinking has been outlawed.

Definition
(noun) someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
Synonyms : criminal , crook , felon , malefactor

Definition
(verb) declare illegal; outlaw
Example Sentence
  • Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.

Definition
(adj) contrary to or forbidden by law
Example Sentence
  • an illegitimate seizure of power
  • illicit trade
  • an outlaw strike
  • unlawful measures

Definition
(adj) disobedient to or defiant of law
Synonyms : lawless
Example Sentence
  • lawless bands roaming the plains

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for outlaw

out sounds like not ..i.e. not law....that is illegal
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by vevin1986

one who has done something OUT OF LAW i.e., a crime
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by nikhilparasher

outlook

Short Definition : point of view; view from a particular place; expectation for the future; prospect; Ex. outlook on life; Ex. pleasing outlook; Ex. weather outlook

Definition
(noun) a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations
Synonyms : mentality , mind-set , mindset

Definition
(noun) belief about (or mental picture of) the future
Synonyms : expectation , prospect

Definition
(noun) the act of looking out
Synonyms : lookout

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for outlook

out look whether rain will come or not
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by sansecretcp

outmoded

Short Definition : no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned

Definition
(adj) out of fashion
Synonyms : antique , demode , ex , old-fashioned , old-hat , passe , passee
Example Sentence
  • a suit of rather antique appearance
  • demode (or outmoded) attire
  • outmoded ideas

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for outmoded

outmoded = out of mode.. where mode means a manner of doing things, which can also be considered as a style.. hence out of fashion..
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by muffisoni

OUTMODED or OUTDATED - something that is out of fashion or no longer in use.
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by pushpa_edit

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