outdoor

Things that are outdoor belong outside. Your slippers aren't outdoor shoes, but your snow boots are definitely outdoor shoes.

A picnic is an outdoor meal, and a sculpture garden is often an outdoor area of a museum. Bird watching, surfing, and snowball fights are all outdoor activities, and if you're an outdoor enthusiast you probably enjoy them more than watching TV or baking cookies. The adjective outdoor was first used in the 1740s, with the related adverb outdoors following in the 1800s.

Definitions of outdoor
  1. adjective
    pertaining to or concerning the outdoors or outdoor activities
    outdoor education is the area of teacher training concerned with training for outdoor activities”
  2. adjective
    located, suited for, or taking place in the open air
    outdoor clothes”
    “badminton and other outdoor games”
    “a beautiful outdoor setting for the wedding”
    synonyms: out-of-door, outside
    exterior
    situated in or suitable for the outdoors or outside of a building
    alfresco, open-air
    in the open air
    outdoorsy
    characteristic of or suitable to outdoor life
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    Antonyms:
    indoor
    located, suited for, or taking place within a building
    interior
    situated within or suitable for inside a building
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