(mainly Scot) outside; beyond
- Out with it
Say it, as in Tell us what you really think—out with it! Used as an imperative, this idiom uses out in the sense of “public.”
[out-wit] /ˌaʊtˈwɪt/ verb (used with object), outwitted, outwitting. 1. to get the better of by superior ingenuity or cleverness; outsmart: to outwit a dangerous opponent. 2. Archaic. to surpass in wisdom or knowledge. /ˌaʊtˈwɪt/ verb (transitive) -wits, -witting, -witted 1. to get the better of by cunning or ingenuity 2. (archaic) to be of greater […]
- Outside chance
noun phrase A remote possibility; a slim likelihood: He may have an outside chance to pass (1909+)
noun 1. a caliper whose legs turn inward so that it can measure outside dimensions, as the diameter of a rod.