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out·door

 (out′dôr′) also out-of-door (out′əv-dôr′)
adj.
Located in, done in, or suited to the open air: badminton and other outdoor games.

outdoor

(ˈaʊtˈdɔː)
adj
(prenominal) taking place, existing, or intended for use in the open air: outdoor games; outdoor clothes. Also: out-of-door

out•door

(ˈaʊtˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr)

adj.
1. Also, outdoors. located, occurring, or belonging outdoors: outdoor sports.
[1740–50]

outdoors

outdoor
1. 'outdoors'

Outdoors is an adverb. If something happens outdoors, it does not happen inside a building.

He spent a lot of his time outdoors.
School classes were held outdoors.

When someone goes out of a building, you don't usually say that they go 'outdoors'. You say that they go outside.

2. 'outdoor'

Outdoor is an adjective used in front of a noun. You use it to describe things or activities that exist or happen in the open air, rather than inside a building.

There is also an outdoor play area.
If you enjoy outdoor activities, this is the trip for you.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.outdoor - located, suited for, or taking place in the open air; "outdoor clothes"; "badminton and other outdoor games"; "a beautiful outdoor setting for the wedding"
exterior - situated in or suitable for the outdoors or outside of a building; "an exterior scene"; "exterior grade plywood"; "exterior paints"
indoor - located, suited for, or taking place within a building; "indoor activities for a rainy day"; "an indoor pool"
2.outdoor - pertaining to or concerning the outdoors or outdoor activities; "outdoor education is the area of teacher training concerned with training for outdoor activities"

outdoor

adjective open-air, outside, out-of-door(s), alfresco There were outdoor cafés on almost every block.
inside, interior, indoor
Translations
خارِجي، للإسْتِعْمال الخارِجيفِي الْهَوَاءِ الْطُلْقِ
venkovní
udendørsudendørs-
ulkoilma-
koji je na zraku
nyitottszabadban történõutcai
úti-
屋外の
옥외의
lauko
āra-brīvdabas-lauka-
určený na von
zunanji
utomhus-
ที่อยู่กลางแจ้ง
ngoài trời

outdoor

[ˈaʊtdɔːʳ] ADJ [sports, work, market] → al aire libre; [swimming pool, tennis court] → descubierto, al aire libre; [clothes, shoes] → de calle; [plant] → de exterior
the outdoor lifela vida al aire libre
for outdoor usepara uso al aire libre
she's definitely the outdoor typees definitivamente una persona a la que le gusta estar al aire libre or a la que le gustan las actividades al aire libre

outdoor

[ˌaʊtˈdɔːr] adj [activities, sports, work] → de plein air; [person, type] → de plein air
She excelled at outdoor sports → Elle excellait dans les sports de plein air.
outdoor activities → les activités de plein air
"I like it here," he said. "I'm an outdoor man." → "Je me plais ici", dit-il. "Je suis un homme de plein air".
to be the outdoor type → être un homme de plein air or une femme de plein air
[clothes, shoes] → d'extérieur
He was in his outdoor clothes → Il portait ses vêtements d'extérieur.
[use] → extérieur(e)
not for outdoor use → non conçu pour un usage extérieur
(= not covered) an outdoor swimming pool → une piscine en plein air, une piscine découverte

outdoor

adj activities, recreation, work, use, tennis courtim Freien; outdoor sportsim Freien ausgeübte Sportarten pl; outdoor caféCafé ntim Freien; (in street) → Straßencafé nt; outdoor clothesKleidung ffür draußen; outdoor shoesStraßenschuhe pl; outdoor marketMarkt mim Freien; (in street) → Straßenmarkt m; outdoor gamesFreiluftspiele pl, → Spiele plfür draußen or im Freien; outdoor livingLeben ntin freier Natur; the outdoor lifedas Leben im Freien; to lead an outdoor lifeviel im Freien sein; outdoor swimming poolFreibad nt

outdoor

:
outdoor shot
n (Film) → Außenaufnahme f
outdoor type

outdoor

[ˈaʊtˈdɔːʳ] adj (activity) → all'aperto; (life) → all'aria aperta; (swimming pool) → scoperto/a; (clothes) → pesante

outdoor

(ˈautdoː) adjective
done, for use etc outside, not in a building. outdoor shoes.
outˈdoors adverb
outside; not in a building etc. We spend a lot of time outdoors.

outdoor

فِي الْهَوَاءِ الْطُلْقِ venkovní udendørs im Freien υπαίθριος exterior ulkoilma- extérieur koji je na zraku all'aperto 屋外の 옥외의 buiten- utendørs plenerowy ao ar livre уличный utomhus- ที่อยู่กลางแจ้ง açık hava ngoài trời 户外的
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When they came in to tea, having taken off their outdoor things and tidied themselves up after their journey, Marya Dmitrievna kissed them all in due order.
All other signs of sporting and outdoor occupation Nancy has removed to another room; but she has brought into the Red House the habit of filial reverence, and preserves sacredly in a place of honour these relics of her husband's departed father.
There was not a soul in Randolph Crescent, nor a soul in Queensferry Street; in this outdoor privacy and the sense of escape, John took heart again; and with a pathetic sense of leave-taking, he even ventured up the lane and stood awhile, a strange peri at the gates of a quaint paradise, by the west end of St.
She was glowing from her morning toilet as only healthful youth can glow: there was gem-like brightness on her coiled hair and in her hazel eyes; there was warm red life in her lips; her throat had a breathing whiteness above the differing white of the fur which itself seemed to wind about her neck and cling down her blue-gray pelisse with a tenderness gathered from her own, a sentient commingled innocence which kept its loveliness against the crystalline purity of the outdoor snow.
'Now, Miss Grey,' exclaimed Miss Murray, immediately I entered the schoolroom, after having taken off my outdoor garments, upon returning from my four weeks' recreation, 'Now--shut the door, and sit down, and I'll tell you all about the ball.'
But those of the other sex were the most interesting of this company of binders, by reason of the charm which is acquired by woman when she becomes part and parcel of outdoor nature, and is not merely an object set down therein as at ordinary times.
I also learnt history, and was instructed in poetry, versification, geography, chronology, and in all the outdoor exercises in which every prince should excel.
The Robin Hood ballads are full of humor; they are full, too, of English outdoor life, of hunting and fighting.
Anne had her good day in the companionship of the outdoor world.
Brady wasn't onto that little outdoor vehicle mob scene.
The hair, dark, and still damp from the outdoor air, lay in loose waves about the forehead and curved back over the ears in wonderfully becoming lines, with softening little curls here and there.
All the favorite outdoor nooks about home, which seemed to have done their part with her parents in nurturing and cherishing her, were now mixed up with the home-sadness, and gathered no smile from the sunshine.