a light cotton flannel with a short, dense nap.
[ou-ting] /ˈaʊ tɪŋ/ noun 1. a pleasure trip, excursion, picnic, or the like: the annual outing for the senior class. 2. a public appearance, as by a participant in an athletic contest or event: The new player scored spectacularly in his second outing with the team. 3. the intentional exposure of a secret homosexual, especially […]
- Out in the open
Also, out into the open. In or into public view or knowledge, as in I wish he wouldn’t talk behind our backs but bring his complaints out in the open, or It’s important to bring the merger plans out into the open. This term uses open to mean “an unconcealed state.” [ c. 1940 ]
[out-jok-ee] /ˌaʊtˈdʒɒk i/ verb (used with object), outjockeyed, outjockeying. 1. to outmaneuver: We outjockeyed the competition and got our bid in first. /ˌaʊtˈdʒɒkɪ/ verb 1. (transitive) to outwit by deception
[out-leyd] /ˌaʊtˈleɪd/ verb 1. simple past tense and past participle of . [noun out-ley; verb out-ley] /noun ˈaʊtˌleɪ; verb ˌaʊtˈleɪ/ noun 1. an expending or spending, as of money. 2. an amount expended; expenditure. verb (used with object), outlaid, outlaying. 3. to expend, as money. noun (ˈaʊtˌleɪ) 1. an expenditure of money, effort, etc verb […]