any remote, sparsely settled region thought of as uncivilized
Origin of outbackafter outback
of such a region
the sparsely settled, flat, arid inland region of Australia: usually with the
Out to or in remote rural country, especially in Australia or New Zealand.
The remote rural part of a country, especially of Australia or New Zealand.
(usually uncountable, plural outbacks)
(comparative more outback, superlative most outback)
- To or towards the most remote and desolate areas of Australia.
- back out, backout