Meaning of “outdoor” in the English Dictionary

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"outdoor" in British English

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outdooradjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈaʊtˌdɔːr/ us /ˈaʊtˌdɔːr/

B1 existing, happening, or done outside, rather than inside a building:

outdoor clothes

liking or relating to outdoor activities, such as walking and climbing:

Sara's not really the outdoor type.

More examples

  • It's an outdoor party, so dress informally.
  • I enjoy outdoor pursuits, like hiking and riding.
  • The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool.
  • We offer our guests a wide range of outdoor activities.
  • A number of outdoor concerts will be held during the summer.

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

"outdoor" in American English

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outdooradjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈɑʊtˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr/

existing, happening, or done outside a building:

The city’s outdoor pools open June 19th.
an outdoor concert

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