HyperDic: outskirts

English > 1 sense of the word outskirts:
NOUNlocationoutskirtsoutlying areas (as of a city or town)
outskirts > pronunciation
Soundsaw'tsker.ts
Rhymescomforts ... Roberts: 5 rhymes with erts...
English > outskirts: 1 sense > noun 1, location
Meaningoutlying areas (as of a city or town).
Examples
  • "they lived on the outskirts of Houston"
  • "they mingled in the outskirts of the crowd"
BroadersectionA distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people
Spanishafueras, aledaños, alrededores, arrabales, periferia
Catalanafores

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