outing

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out·ing

 (ou′tĭng)
n.
1. An excursion, typically a pleasure trip.
2. A walk outdoors.
3.
a. The public disclosure that someone who is assumed to be heterosexual is actually gay, lesbian, or bisexual.
b. The public disclosure of a person's secret or largely unknown activity or interest, especially when thought to be embarrassing or compromising.
4. An athletic competition or an appearance therein: The rookie pitcher threw a no-hitter in his first outing with the team.

outing

(ˈaʊtɪŋ)
n
1. a short outward and return journey; trip; excursion
2. informal the naming by homosexuals of other prominent homosexuals, often against their will

out•ing

(ˈaʊ tɪŋ)

n.
1. a pleasure trip, picnic, or the like.
2. a public appearance, as by a participant in an athletic contest.
3. the intentional exposure of a secret homosexual, esp. a public figure.
[1325–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.outing - a journey taken for pleasureouting - a journey taken for pleasure; "many summer excursions to the shore"; "it was merely a pleasure trip"; "after cautious sashays into the field"
journey, journeying - the act of traveling from one place to another
airing - a short excursion (a walk or ride) in the open air; "he took the dogs for an airing"
field trip - a group excursion (to a museum or the woods or some historic place) for firsthand examination
2.outing - a day devoted to an outdoor social gatheringouting - a day devoted to an outdoor social gathering
holiday, vacation - leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure; "we get two weeks of vacation every summer"; "we took a short holiday in Puerto Rico"

outing

noun journey, run, trip, tour, expedition, excursion, spin (informal), ramble, jaunt, awayday, pleasure trip families on a Sunday afternoon outing

outing

noun
A usually short journey taken for pleasure:
Translations
نُزْهَةٌنُزْهَه
výlet
udflugt
retki
izlazak
skemmtiferî
遠足
소풍
izlet
utflykt
การเดินทางท่องเที่ยวระยะสั้น
cuộc đi chơi

outing

[ˈaʊtɪŋ] N
1. (= trip) → excursión f, paseo m (LAm)
everyone went on an outing to Toledotodos fueron de excursión a Toledo
2. (= walk) → paseo m
I took a little outingdi un pequeño paseo, di una vuelta

outing

[ˈaʊtɪŋ] n
(= trip) → sortie f
a family outing → une sortie en famille
a school outing → une sortie avec l'école
to go on an outing → faire une sortie
(= exposure) [gay person] → outing m

outing

n
Ausflug m; school/firm’s outingSchul-/Betriebsausflug m; to go on an outingeinen Ausflug machen
(of homosexual)Outing nt, → Outen nt

outing

[ˈaʊtɪŋ] ngita, escursione f

out

(aut)
1. adverb, adjective not in a building etc; from inside a building etc; in(to) the open air. The children are out in the garden; They went out for a walk.
2. adverb from inside (something). He opened the desk and took out a pencil.
3. adverb, adjective away from home, an office etc. We had an evening out; The manager is out.
4. adverb, adjective far away. The ship was out at sea; He went out to India.
5. adverb loudly and clearly. He shouted out the answer.
6. adverb completely. She was tired out.
7. adverb, adjective not correct. My calculations seem to be out.
8. adverb, adjective free, known, available etc. He let the cat out; The secret is out.
9. adverb, adjective (in games) having been defeated. The batsman was (caught) out.
10. adverb, adjective on strike. The men came out in protest.
11. adverb, adjective no longer in fashion. Long hair is definitely out.
12. adverb, adjective (of the tide) with the water at or going to its lowest level. The tide is (going) out.
13. adjective unacceptable. That suggestion is definitely out.
(as part of a word)
1. not inside or near, as in out-lying.
2. indicating outward movement, as in outburst.
3. indicating that the action goes further or beyond a normal action, as in outshine.
ˈouter adjective
outside; far from (the centre of) something. outer space.
ˈoutermost adjective
nearest the edge, outside etc. the outermost ring on the target.
ˈouting noun
a usually short trip, made for pleasure. an outing to the seaside.
ˈoutward adjective
1. on or towards the outside; able to be seen. Judging by his outward appearance, he's not very rich; no outward sign of unhappiness.
2. (of a journey) away from. The outward journey will be by sea, but they will return home by air.
ˈoutwardly adverb
in appearance. Outwardly he is cheerful, but he is really a very unhappy person.
ˈoutwards adverb
towards the outside edge or surface. Moving outwards from the centre of the painting, we see that the figures become smaller.
ˈout-and-out adjective
very bad. an out-and-out liar.
out-of-datedateout-of-pocket adjective
paid in cash; paid out of your own pocket. out-of-pocket expenses.
be out of pocket
to have no money; to lose money. I can't pay you now as I'm out of pocket at the moment.
out of printprintout of sight
1. no longer visible; where you cannot see something or be seen. They watched the ship sailing until it was out of sight; Put it out of sight.
2. an old expression meaning wonderful, fantastic. The show was out of sight.
out of sight, out of mind
an expression describing a situation in which someone is forgotten when he/she is not around. They used to be close friends, but since he left it has become a case of out of sight, out of mind.
ˌout-of-the-ˈway adjective
difficult to reach or arrive at. an out-of-the-way place.
be out for
to be wanting or intending to get. She is out for revenge.
be out to
to be determined to. He is out to win the race.
out of
1. from inside. He took it out of the bag.
2. not in. Mr Smith is out of the office; out of danger; out of sight.
3. from among. Four out of five people like this song.
4. having none left. She is quite out of breath.
5. because of. He did it out of curiosity/spite.
6. from. He drank the lemonade straight out of the bottle.
out of doors
outside. We like to eat out of doors in summer.
out of it
1. not part of a group, activity etc. I felt a bit out of it at the party.
2. no longer involved in something. That was a crazy scheme – I'm glad to be out of it.
out of orderorderout of the way
unusual. There was nothing out of the way about what she said.
out of this worldworldout of workwork

outing

نُزْهَةٌ výlet udflugt Ausflug εκδρομή salida retki sortie izlazak escursione 遠足 소풍 uitje utflukt krótka wycieczka passeio прогулка utflykt การเดินทางท่องเที่ยวระยะสั้น dışarı çıkmak cuộc đi chơi 外出
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