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From out- +‎ fit.


  • IPA(key): /ˈaʊtfɪt/
    • (file)
  • Hyphenation: out‧fit


outfit (plural outfits)

  1. A set of clothing (with accessories).
    She wore a fashionable outfit with matching purse and shoes.
    • 2003, Jason Isbell, "Outfit":
      Don't call what you're wearing an outfit.
  2. Gear consisting of a set of articles or tools for a specified purpose.
  3. Any cohesive group of people; a unit; such as a military company.
    • 2008, BioWare, Mass Effect, Redwood City: Electronic Arts, →ISBN, OCLC 246633669, PC, scene: Salarians: League of One Codex entry:
      The League of One was suddenly exposed and in danger of being hunted by enemies of the salarians. Before any harm could be done, the team mysteriously disappeared.[...]Realizing the threat posed by this rogue outfit, the Special Tasks Group dispatched a team of hunters. When they didn't return, the STG dispatched ten of its brightest operators with broad discretionary powers. Only two returned; they reported no evidence of the League.
  4. (informal) A business or firm.
    Should we buy it here, or do you think the outfit across town will have a better deal?
  5. (sports) A sports team.
    • 2011 October 20, Jamie Lillywhite, “Tottenham 1 - 0 Rubin Kazan”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      With only two fit centre-backs available, Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp employed young midfielder Jake Livermore at the back alongside Sebastien Bassong but Spurs struggled against a seasoned Champions League outfit, who beat Barcelona at the Nou Camp in 2009-10 and continually worked their way between the home defence to create some golden opportunities.
  6. (statistics) An outlier-sensitive fit.
  7. (Canada, historical) A fiscal year of the Hudson's Bay Company, or the supplies required for such a period.
    • 1949, John McLoughlin, The Financial Papers of Dr. John McLoughlin (page 56)
      [] the outfit of 1821, which outfit suffered a loss. From 1822 there were profits on each outfit as the many subsequent credit entries indicate.


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  • German: Outfit



outfit (third-person singular simple present outfits, present participle outfitting, simple past and past participle outfitted)

  1. (transitive) To provide with, usually for a specific purpose.
    The expedition was outfitted with proper clothing, food, and other necessities.


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From English outfit.


outfit m (Cyrillic spelling оутфит)

  1. (Croatia, Bosnia) outfit


  • outfit” in Hrvatski jezični portal



outfit m (plural outfits)

  1. outfit (clothing)