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Word of the Day 07/03/20 Outdoor

Outdoor (adjective)
outdoor [ out-dawr, -dohr ]


adjective
1. Also outdoors. characteristic of, located, occurring, or belonging outdoors: an outdoor barbecue; outdoor sports.
2. outdoorsy.

WORDS RELATED TO OUTDOOR
rustic, outside, casual, free, garden, healthful, informal, invigorating, mountain, natural, patio, picnic, unrestricted, woods, yard, alfresco, hilltop, out-of-doors

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Origin: First recorded in 1740–50; out- + door

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR OUTDOOR
Stetson returned east in 1865 and created his own hat company, which produced high-quality hats made for outdoor use.
MY LOVE LETTER TO THE STETSON|MARK MCKINNON|DECEMBER 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST

I watch football, basketball, and hockey on TV and sometimes “The Bass Pros” on Outdoor Channel.
UP TO A POINT: THEY MADE ME WRITE ABOUT LENA DUNHAM|P. J. O’ROURKE|DECEMBER 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST

He plants himself on an outdoor couch, stirs Nesquik into a mug, and leans forward.
A BELGIAN PRINCE, GORILLAS, GUERRILLAS & THE FUTURE OF THE CONGO|NINA STROCHLIC|NOVEMBER 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST

“Our founder Juliet Lowe knew about outdoor education, for the girls to learn leadership, to work in a group,” says Sheppard.
SHOULD GIRL SCOUTS GO BACK TO BASICS?|WILL DOIG|OCTOBER 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST

In short, the wilderness skills and outdoor abilities that the founding mothers intended.
SHOULD GIRL SCOUTS GO BACK TO BASICS?|WILL DOIG|OCTOBER 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST

The author is one of the most successful teachers of outdoor science in this country.
COMMON SCIENCE|CARLETON W. WASHBURNE

The ideal arrangement, from the writer's viewpoint, would be about an equal division of time between indoor and outdoor study.
THE ECONOMIC ASPECT OF GEOLOGY|C. K. LEITH

I came to Minnesota with a determination to lead an outdoor life as my lungs were giving me much trouble.
OLD RAIL FENCE CORNERS|VARIOUS

I refer to the city home, the city hospital, the poor houses, the tuberculosis camp and outdoor relief.
CHARITIES AND THE COMMONS: THE PITTSBURGH SURVEY, PART I: THE PEOPLE|VARIOUS

And that's why I liked this scheme; it was so full of outdoor air and landscapes and easy money.
THE GENTLE GRAFTER|O. HENRY

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