Meaning of “outing” in the English Dictionary

"outing" in English

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uk /ˈaʊ.tɪŋ/ us /ˈaʊ.t̬ɪŋ/

outing noun (MADE PUBLIC)

[ C or U ] an occasion when it is made public that a famous person is gay when he or she wanted to keep this information private:

There have been several outings of well-known movie stars recently.

(Definition of “outing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"outing" in American English

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outingnoun [ C ]

us /ˈɑʊ·t̬ɪŋ/

a short trip, taken for pleasure or entertainment:

a family outing
an outing to the beach

(Definition of “outing” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)