Outsider



[out-sahy-der] /ˌaʊtˈsaɪ dər/

noun
1.
a person not belonging to a particular group, set, party, etc.:
Society often regards the artist as an outsider.
2.
a person unconnected or unacquainted with the matter in question:
Not being a parent, I was regarded as an outsider.
3.
a racehorse, sports team, or other competitor not considered likely to win or succeed.
4.
a person or thing not within an enclosure, boundary, etc.
/ˌaʊtˈsaɪdə/
noun
1.
a person or thing excluded from or not a member of a set, group, etc
2.
a contestant, esp a horse, thought unlikely to win in a race
3.
(Canadian) (in the north) a person who does not live in the Arctic regions
n.

1800, from outside; figurative sense of “a person isolated from conventional society” is first recorded 1907. The sense of race horses “outside” the favorites is from 1836; hence outside chance (1909).

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