outskirts

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From out- +‎ skirt.

Noun[edit]

outskirts

  1. 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
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

outskirts

  1. plural of outskirt