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English definition of “outdoor”


adjective [before noun]     /ˈaʊtˌdɔːr/ US  /-ˌdɔːr/
B1 existing, happening, or done outside, rather than inside a building: an outdoor swimming pool/festival outdoor clothesFrom, out and outside liking or relating to outdoor activities, such as walking and climbing: Sara's not really the outdoor type.From, out and outside
(Definition of outdoor adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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