Last modified on 16 August 2014, at 12:26

outskirt

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

out- +‎ skirt

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

outskirt (plural outskirts)

  1. a more remote part of a town or city; the periphery, environs; a suburb
    Many people commute into the business district from the outskirts of town.

Usage notesEdit

  • As a noun, plural form is much more common.
  • In attributive use, the singular form is more common.

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