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The definition of an exit poll is a list of informal questions asked of a percentage of voters as they leave a place for voting, often used to predict election outcomes.
An example of an exit poll is a question about which presidential candidate a voter chose.
a poll taken of a small percentage of voters as they leave their voting places, with the pollster asking if they voted for or against certain candidates or issues
A poll taken of a sample of voters as they leave a polling place, used especially to predict the outcome of an election or determine the voters' opinions and characteristics.