Outsider meaning

out-sīdər
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One who is outside or not included.
  • One not a member of or in sympathy with a given group.
  • One who is socially or emotionally isolated.
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A contender given little chance of winning.
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One who is not part of a community or organization.

While the initiated easily understand the symbols, they are wholly inaccessible to outsiders.

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A newcomer with little or no experience in an organization or community.

Seeing the mess professional politicians have made of things is it any wonder the electorate is beginning to prefer outsiders.

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A competitor or contestant who has little chance of winning; a long shot; a dark horse.

Johnny was an outsider at this years karate tournament, but he still managed to win second place out of sheer determination.

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A contestant given little chance of winning; a long shot.
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