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English definition of “outrider”


noun [C]     /ˈaʊtˌraɪ.dər/ US  /-dɚ/
a person , especially a police officer , who rides on a motorcycle next to or in front of an official vehicle DriversPeople who work for the police service
(Definition of outrider noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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