outskirts

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From out- +‎ skirt +‎ -s.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

outskirts

  1. plural form of outskirt; the edges or areas around a city or town.
    He lived on the outskirts of Paris for a time.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The plural is used much more often than the singular

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