English dictionary


oubliette |ˌuːblɪˈet| — a dungeon with the only entrance or exit being a trap door in the ceiling

ouch |aʊtʃ| — An expression of one's own physical pain.

ought |ˈɔːt| — 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, Folio Society 2006, vol. 1 p. 182:

ounce |aʊns| — a unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a troy pound

our |ˈaʊər| — Belonging to us.

ours |ɑːrz| — That which belongs to us; the possessive case of we, used without a following noun.

ourself |aʊərˈself| — The reflexive of the editorial or royal we; myself as used by a writer or speaker who would refer to himself in the nominative case as we. (Normally, the reflexive case of we is ourselves).

ourselves |ɑːrˈselvz| — (reflexive) us; the group including the speaker as the object of a verb or preposition when that group also is the subject.

ousel |ˈuːzəl| — common black European thrush

oust |aʊst| — remove from a position or office

ouster |ˈaʊstər| — a person who ousts or supplants someone else

out |aʊt| — (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball

out-and-out |ˈaʊd ən ˈaʊt| — complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers

out-and-outer |ˌaʊdənˈaʊdər| — someone who is excellent at something

out-group  — (systematics) In cladistics, all the taxa included in a study that do not belong to the ingroup that is of immediate interest.

out-Herod |ˌaʊt ˈherəd| — surpass someone in cruelty or evil

out-of-bounds |ˌaʊt əv ˈbaʊndz| — outside the foul lines

out-of-date |ˌaʊt əv ˈdeɪt| — old; no longer valid or fashionable

out-of-door |ˌaʊt əv ˈdɔːr| — located, suited for, or taking place in the open air

out-of-doors |ˌaʊt əv ˈdɔːrz| — where the air is unconfined

out-of-pocket  — calling for the spending of cash

out-of-print |ˈaʊtəvˈprɪnt| — (publishing) No longer offered for sale by a publisher; no longer on the firsthand market.

out-of-stock  — (idiomatic) Temporarily unavailable for sale.

out-of-the-way |ˌaʊt əv ðə ˈweɪ| — exceptional, unusual, or remarkable

out-of-town |ˌaʊtəvˈtaʊn| — happening in or being of another town or city

out-of-towner  — Used to characterize someone as not from the vicinity.

out-of-work |ˈaʊt əv wɜːk| — Unemployed; not employed in one's preferred field.

out-top |aʊtˈtɑːp| — have a top higher than

out-turn |ˈaʊttɜːrn| — (curling) A shot in which the handle of the stone is rotated away from the body.

outage |ˈaʊtɪdʒ| — the amount of something (as whiskey or oil) lost in storage or transportation

outbabble  — To utter foolishly or excessively.

outback |ˈaʊtbæk| — the bush country of the interior of Australia

outbalance |ˌaʊtˈbaləns| — weigh more heavily

outbalancing |aʊtˈbælənsɪŋ| — Present participle of outbalance.

outbid |ˌaʊtˈbɪd| — bid over an opponent's bid when one's partner has not bid or doubled

outboard |ˈaʊtbɔːrd| — a motorboat with an outboard motor

outbound |ˈaʊtbaʊnd| — that is going out or leaving

outbrave |aʊtˈbreɪv| — resist bravely

outbreak |ˈaʊtbreɪk| — a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition)

outbuild |ˌaʊtˈbɪld| — To build more or better than.

outbuilding |ˈaʊtbɪldɪŋ| — a building that is subordinate to and separate from a main building

outbuilt |aʊtˈbɪlt| — simple past tense and past participle of outbuild

outburst |ˈaʊtbɜːrst| — an unrestrained expression of emotion

outcast |ˈaʊtkæst| — a person who is rejected (from society or home)

outcaste |ˈaʊtˌkast| — a person belonging to no caste

outclass |ˌaʊtˈklæs| — cause to appear in a lower class

outcome |ˈaʊtkʌm| — something that results

outcrop |ˈaʊtkrɑːp| — the part of a rock formation that appears above the surface of the surrounding land

outcropping |ˈaʊtkrɑːpɪŋ| — the part of a rock formation that appears above the surface of the surrounding land

outcry |ˈaʊtkraɪ| — a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition

outdance |aʊtˈdɑːns| — To dance better than; to outdo in dancing.

outdare |ˌaʊtˈder| — To dare beyond; to be more bold or daring than.

outdate |ˈaʊtˌdet| — (UK, rare) old-fashioned, out of date; outdated

outdated |ˌaʊtˈdeɪtɪd| — old; no longer valid or fashionable

outdid |ˈaʊtˌdɪd| — Simple past tense of outdo.

outdistance |ˌaʊtˈdɪstəns| — go far ahead of

outdo |ˌaʊtˈduː| — be or do something to a greater degree

outdone |ˈaʊtˈdən| — past participle of outdo

outdoor |ˈaʊtdɔːr| — located, suited for, or taking place in the open air

outdoors |ˌaʊtˈdɔːrz| — where the air is unconfined

outdrive |aʊtˈdraɪv| — To drive a vehicle, etc. farther or better than.

outdriven |aʊtˈdrɪvn| — past participle of outdrive

outdrove |aʊtˈdrəʊv| — simple past tense of outdrive

outer |ˈaʊtər| — located outside

outermost |ˈaʊtərməʊst| — situated at the farthest possible point from a center

outerwear |ˈaʊtərwer| — clothing for use outdoors

outface |ˌaʊtˈfeɪs| — overcome or cause to waver or submit by (or as if by) staring

outfall |ˈaʊtfɔːl| — the outlet of a river or drain or other source of water

outfield |ˈaʊtfiːld| — the area of a baseball playing field beyond the lines connecting the bases

outfight |ˌaʊtˈfaɪt| — to fight better than; get the better of

outfit |ˈaʊtfɪt| — any cohesive unit such as a military company

outfitter |ˈaʊtfɪtər| — someone who sells men's clothes

outflank |ˌaʊtˈflæŋk| — go around the flank of (an opposing army)

outflow |ˈaʊtfləʊ| — the discharge of a fluid from some container

outfly |aʊtˈflaɪ| — to fly better or faster than.

outfox |ˌaʊtˈfɑːks| — outdo someone in trickery

outgeneral |ˌaʊtˈjen(ə)rəl| — surpass in generalship

outgiving |ˈaʊtˌɡɪvɪŋ| — Present participle of outgive.

outgo |ˈaʊtˌɡəʊ| — money paid out; an amount spent

outgoing |ˈaʊtɡəʊɪŋ| — at ease in talking to others

outgoings |ˈaʊtɡəʊɪŋz| — plural form of outgoing

outgone |aʊtˈɡɒn| — Past participle of outgo

outgrew |ˌɑːwtˈɡruː| — Simple past tense of outgrow.

outgrow |ˌaʊtˈɡrəʊ| — grow too large or too mature for

outgrown |ˌɑːwtˈɡrəʊn| — past participle of outgrow

outgrowth |ˈaʊtɡrəʊθ| — a natural consequence of development

outhouse |ˈaʊthaʊs| — a small outbuilding with a bench having holes through which a user can defecate

outing |ˈaʊtɪŋ| — a journey taken for pleasure

outlaid |ˌaʊtˈleɪd| — Simple past tense and past participle of outlay.

outlander |ˈaʊtˌlandər| — a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country

outlandish |aʊtˈlændɪʃ| — conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual

outlast |ˌaʊtˈlæst| — live longer than

outlaw |ˈaʊtlɔː| — someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime

outlawry |ˈaʊˌtlɔːrɪ| — illegality as a consequence of unlawful acts; defiance of the law

outlay |ˈaʊtleɪ| — the act of spending or disbursing money

outlet |ˈaʊtlet| — a place of business for retailing goods

outlier |ˈaʊtlaɪər| — a person who lives away from his place of work

outline |ˈaʊtlaɪn| — the line that appears to bound an object

outlines |ˈaʊˌtlaɪnz| — plural form of outline

outlive |ˌaʊtˈlɪv| — live longer than

outlook |ˈaʊtlʊk| — a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations

outlying |ˈaʊtlaɪɪŋ| — relatively far from a center or middle

outman |ˌaʊtˈman| — To have more people than (one's competit)

outmaneuver |aʊtməˈnuːvər| — defeat by more skillful maneuvering

outmanoeuvre |ˌaʊtməˈnuːvər| — defeat by more skillful maneuvering

outmarch |ˌaʊtˈmɑːrtʃ| — march longer distances and for a longer time than

outmatch |ˌaʊtˈmætʃ| — be or do something to a greater degree

outmode |ˌɑːwtˈməʊd| — make unfashionable, outdated, or obsolete

outmoded |ˌaʊtˈməʊdɪd| — out of fashion

outmost |ˈaʊtməʊst| — situated at the farthest possible point from a center

outness |ˈaʊtnɪs| — (philosophy) The collective of things that are distinct from the observer.

outnumber |ˌaʊtˈnʌmbər| — be larger in number

outpace |ˌaʊtˈpeɪs| — surpass in speed

outpatient |ˈaʊtpeɪʃnt| — a patient who does not reside in the hospital where he is being treated

outperform |ˌaʊtpərˈfɔːrm| — be or do something to a greater degree

outplay |ˌaʊtˈpleɪ| — excel or defeat in a game

outpoint |ˌaʊtˈpɔɪnt| — sail closer to the wind than

outpost |ˈaʊtpəʊst| — a station in a remote or sparsely populated location

outpour |ˌɑːwtˈpɔːr| — The act of pouring out.

outpouring |ˈaʊtpɔːrɪŋ| — a natural flow of ground water

output |ˈaʊtpʊt| — final product; the things produced

outrace |aʊtˈreɪs| — To travel faster than another in a competitive event

outrage |ˈaʊtreɪdʒ| — a feeling of righteous anger

outraged |ˈaʊˌtredʒd| — angered at something unjust or wrong

outrageous |aʊtˈreɪdʒəs| — grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror

outran |ˌaʊtˈræn| — Simple past tense of outrun.

outrange |ˌaʊtˈreɪndʒ| — have a greater range than (another gun)

outrank |ˌaʊtˈræŋk| — take precedence or surpass others in rank

outre |uːˈtɑːeɪ| — conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual

outreach |ˈaʊtriːtʃ| — the act of reaching out

outridden |ˌaʊtˈrɪdən| — past participle of outride

outride |ˌaʊtˈraɪd| — hang on during a trial of endurance

outrider |ˈaʊtraɪdər| — an escort who rides ahead (as a member of the vanguard)

outrigger |ˈaʊtrɪɡər| — a stabilizer for a canoe; spars attach to a shaped log or float parallel to the hull

outright |ˈaʊtraɪt| — without restrictions or stipulations or further payments

outrival |ˌaʊtˈraɪvəl| — be more of a rival than

outrode |ˌaʊtˈrəʊd| — Simple past tense of outride.

outrun |ˌaʊtˈrʌn| — run faster than

outrunner |ˈaʊtˌrʌnə| — An offshoot; a branch.

outrunning |ˌaʊtˈrʌnɪŋ| — Present participle of outrun.

outsail |aʊtˈseɪl| — sail faster or better than

outsat |aʊtˈsæt| — simple past tense and past participle of outsit

outsell |ˌaʊtˈsel| — be sold more often than other, similar products

outset |ˈaʊtset| — the time at which something is supposed to begin

outshine |ˌaʊtˈʃaɪn| — shine brighter than

outshone |aʊˈtʃəʊn| — simple past tense and past participle of outshine

outshoot |aʊtˈʃuːt| — (sports, US) To score more goals than the other side in a goal sport such as hockey or soccer

outside |ˌaʊtˈsaɪd| — the region that is outside of something

outsider |ˌaʊtˈsaɪdər| — someone who is excluded from or is not a member of a group

outsides |ˈaʊtˈsaɪdz| — plural form of outside

outsit |aʊtˈsɪt| — To remain sitting, or in session, longer than, or beyond the time of; to outstay.

outsize |ˈaʊtsaɪz| — an unusual garment size (especially one that is very large)

outskirts |ˈaʊtskɜːrts| — outlying areas (as of a city or town)

outsmart |ˌaʊtˈsmɑːrt| — beat through cleverness and wit

outsold |aʊtˈsel| — Simple past tense and past participle of outsell.

outsource |ˈaʊtsɔːrs| — obtain goods or services from an outside supplier; to contract work out

outspan |ˌaʊtˈspæn| — remove the yoke or harness from

outspeak |ˌaʊtˈspiːk| — To surpass in speaking; say or express more than; signify or claim superiority to; be superior to in meaning or significance; speak louder than.

outspend |ˈaʊtˌspend| — To spend more than some limit or than another entity.

outspoke |aʊtˈspəʊk| — Simple past tense of outspeak.

outspoken |aʊtˈspəʊkən| — given to expressing yourself freely or insistently

outspokenly |ˌaʊtˈspəʊkənlɪ| — in an outspoken manner

outspread |ˌaʊtˈspred| — fully extended in width

outstand  — To resist effectually; withstand; sustain without yielding.

outstanding |aʊtˈstændɪŋ| — distinguished from others in excellence

outstay |ˌaʊtˈsteɪ| — stay too long

outstep |ˌaʊtˈstep| — To step or go beyond; exceed; overstep.

outstretch |aʊtˈstretʃ| — To extend by stretching

outstretched |ˌɑʊtˈstretʃt| — fully extended especially in length

outstrip |ˌaʊtˈstrɪp| — be or do something to a greater degree

outtop  — (obsolete) To overtop.

outturn  — what is produced in a given time period

outvalue |aʊtˈvæljuː| — To have a higher value than another

outvie |ˌaʊtˈvaɪ| — be more of a rival than

outvoice |aʊtˈvɔɪs| — To exceed in noise.

outvote |ˌaʊtˈvəʊt| — defeat by a majority of votes

outvoter |ˈaʊtˌvəʊtə| — One who casts a vote in an election held in an area in which they do not live.

outwalk |ˌaʊtˈwɔːk| — To walk further than another

outward |ˈaʊtwərd| — that is going out or leaving

outward-bound |baʊnd| — that is going out or leaving

outwardly |ˈaʊtwərdlɪ| — with respect to the outside

outwardness |ˈaʊtwədnəs| — concern with outward things or material objects as opposed to the mind and spirit

outwards |ˈaʊtwərdz| — toward the outside

outwear |aʊtˈwer| — last longer than others

outweigh |ˌaʊtˈweɪ| — be heavier than

outwent |ˌaʊtˈwent| — Simple past tense of outgo.

outwit |ˌaʊtˈwɪt| — beat through cleverness and wit

outwore |ˌaʊtˈwɔːr| — Simple past tense of outwear.

outwork |ˈaʊtwɜːrk| — subsidiary defensive structure lying outside the main fortified area

outworn |ˈaʊtwɔːrn| — Past participle of outwear

ouzel |ˈuːzəl| — common black European thrush

Registration   Login   Home