Outcast



[out-kast, -kahst] /ˈaʊtˌkæst, -ˌkɑst/

noun
1.
a person who is rejected or out, as from home or society:
In the beginning the area was settled by outcasts, adventurers, and felons.
2.
a homeless wanderer; vagabond.
3.
rejected matter; refuse.
adjective
4.
out, as from one’s home or society:
an outcast son.
5.
pertaining to or characteristic of an outcast:
outcast misery.
6.
rejected or discarded:
outcast opinions.
[out-kast, -kahst] /ˈaʊtˌkæst, -ˌkɑst/
noun, Scot.
1.
a falling out; quarrel.
/ˈaʊtˌkɑːst/
noun
1.
a person who is rejected or excluded from a social group
2.
a vagabond or wanderer
3.
anything thrown out or rejected
adjective
4.
rejected, abandoned, or discarded; cast out
n.

mid-14c., “a person cast out or rejected,” originally past participle of Middle English outcasten, from out + casten “to cast” (see cast (v.)). The adjective is attested from late 14c. In an Indian context, outcaste “one who has been expelled from his caste” is from 1876; see caste.

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