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English definition of “stay out”

stay out

phrasal verb with stay   /steɪ/ verb
to not come home at night, or to go home late: Our cat usually stays out at night. My mom won’t let me stay out late.
(Definition of stay out from the Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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