outing

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outing (plural outings)

  1. A pleasure trip or excursion.
  2. An appearance to perform in public, for example in a drama, film, on a musical album, as a sports contestant etc.
    • 2012, BBC News: Daniel Radcliffe defends casting as poet Allen Ginsberg [1]:
      The role is the latest dramatic outing for Radcliffe since the end of the successful Potter franchise.
    • 2017 October 14, Paul Doyle, “Mauricio Pellegrino yet to find attacking solution for stuttering Southampton”, in the Guardian[2]:
      Other erstwhile stalwarts are also wavering. Southampton had two of the best full-backs in the league last season but Ryan Bertrand has been below par this season and Cédric Soares made an uncharacteristic lapse that led to Stoke’s winning goal in Southampton’s last outing.
  3. The practice of publicly revealing that a person is homosexual without that person's consent.
    • 2006, Matthew Hoddie, Ethnic Realignments
      Advocates for gay and lesbian issues suggest the increase in discharges reflects the hostility of the military towards homosexual soldiers and a growing number of "forced outings" of gay and lesbian troops.

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outing

  1. present participle of out

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