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I've never been able to relate to many people. I've always been the outcast child. I don't follow the rules. That's kind of how I do everything. Through my music, I've found a place in the world where I'm accepted, so I'm happy.
Neon Hitch

Meaning of "outcast" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OUTCAST

outcast  [ˈaʊtˌkɑːst] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OUTCAST

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Outcast can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES OUTCAST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of outcast in the English dictionary

The first definition of outcast in the dictionary is a person who is rejected or excluded from a social group. Other definition of outcast is a vagabond or wanderer. Outcast is also anything thrown out or rejected.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OUTCAST


broadcast
ˈbrɔːdˌkɑːst
downcast
ˈdaʊnˌkɑːst
forecast
ˈfɔːˌkɑːst
metcast
ˈmetˌkɑːst
multicast
ˈmʌltɪˌkɑːst
newscast
ˈnjuːzˌkɑːst
nowcast
ˈnaʊˌkɑːst
outcaste
ˈaʊtˌkɑːst
overcast
ˈəʊvəˌkɑːst
podcast
ˈpɒdˌkɑːst
precast
ˈpriːˌkɑːst
roughcast
ˈrʌfˌkɑːst
simulcast
ˈsɪməlˌkɑːst
sportscast
ˈspɔːtsˌkɑːst
subcaste
ˈsʌbˌkɑːst
telecast
ˈtɛlɪˌkɑːst
typecast
ˈtaɪpˌkɑːst
vodcast
ˈvɒdˌkɑːst
weathercast
ˈweðərˌkɑːst
webcast
ˈwɛbˌkɑːst

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OUTCAST

outcall
outcaper
outcaste
outcatch
outcavil
outcharge
outcharm
outcheat
outchide
outcity
outclass
outclimb
outcoach
outcome
outcompete
outcook
outcount
outcrafty
outcrawl
outcried

WORDS THAT END LIKE OUTCAST

Aircast
be cast
cast
die-cast
miscast
mobcast
news broadcast
opencast
outside broadcast
plaster cast
radio broadcast
rebroadcast
recast
sales forecast
sand-cast
shipping forecast
stone cast
television broadcast
the die is cast
weather forecast

Synonyms and antonyms of outcast in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «OUTCAST»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «outcast» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of outcast

Translation of «outcast» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OUTCAST

Find out the translation of outcast to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of outcast from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «outcast» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

被排斥的人
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

paria
570 millions of speakers

English

outcast
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

निर्वासित
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

منبوذ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

изгоем
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pária
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নির্বাসিত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

paria
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bersalah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ausgestoßene
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

のけ者
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

따돌림 받는자
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Metu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bỏ bơ vơ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தீண்டத்தகாதவளாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निर्वासित
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

serseri
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

escluso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wyrzutkiem
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ізгоєм
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

proscris
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απόβλητος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uitgeworpene
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

utstött
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

utstøtt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of outcast

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OUTCAST»

The term «outcast» is very widely used and occupies the 18.412 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OUTCAST» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about outcast

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10 QUOTES WITH «OUTCAST»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word outcast.
1
Jennifer Beals
I wouldn't want them to feel lonely or outcast ever in any way. And no matter where they were in the world, I'd want them to always feel incredibly confident about who they were and proud.
2
Bill Condon
We made connections between the monsters created by war and the monsters he created, the typical outcast that Whale was attracted to, and the monster in himself, that's inside all of us.
3
Joseph Conrad
Who knows what true loneliness is - not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.
4
Patrick Fugit
I always related most to Steve McQueen because he was more of an outcast than Robert Redford or Paul Newman.
5
Bing Gordon
The 1980s was a time of the great recession of interactive entertainment. When Atari fell in 1982, until Nintendo launched its console, video games were an outcast for five years.
6
James Gray
My wife thinks I have an obsession with social class. So I guess I have an obsession with social class. It probably stems from feeling like an outcast.
7
Lasse Hallstrom
I can't go back and label myself as an outcast because I was a pretty well-adjusted kid, but I can certainly relate to the feeling of being an outsider.
8
Chris Hardwick
I think being an outcast is what sort of strengthens the nerd movement, because you're isolated, so you have time.
9
Neon Hitch
I've never been able to relate to many people. I've always been the outcast child. I don't follow the rules. That's kind of how I do everything. Through my music, I've found a place in the world where I'm accepted, so I'm happy.
10
Eric Hobsbawm
It seems that American patriotism measures itself against an outcast group. The right Americans are the right Americans because they're not like the wrong Americans, who are not really Americans.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OUTCAST»

Discover the use of outcast in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to outcast and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Outcast
The dreadful secret that Torak carries with him at the close of SOUL EATER is revealed and he is cast out from the clans.
Michelle Paver, 2008
2
Outcast: A Novel
"With a crisp, engaging voice and sharp wit, Adrienne Kress is always a treat to read." —Kelley Armstrong, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author “A refreshingly different take on angel mythology with a funny, gutsy, shotgun-toting ...
Adrienne Kress, 2013
3
Outcast
Handsome, teenaged Kyle, an other-worldly warrior living in present-day Los Angeles, finds himself haunted by an evil entity from his past.
Lynne Ewing, 2005
4
Warriors: Power of Three #3: Outcast
There will be three, Kin of you kin.
Erin Hunter, 2009
5
Outcast
When a Roman ship is wrecked off the coast of Britain, an infant, Beric, is the only survivor. He is rescued by a British tribe who raise him as their own until they can no longer ignore his Roman ancestry.
Rosemary Sutcliff, 1995
6
The Outcast
In this brilliant debut, Sadie Jones tells the story of a boy who refuses to accept the polite lies of a tightly knit community that rejects love in favor of appearances.
Sadie Jones, 2009
7
Outcast
On a fateful night in 1860, Thadius Grady realises, too late, that he has made a grave mistake.
Josephine Cox, 2012
8
Outcast
PRAISE FOR CHERYL BROOKS: "Brooks presents a nice futuristic story with some interesting worlds and Aliens in this Cat Star Chronicles offering.
Cheryl Brooks, 2009
9
Guardians Of Ga'Hoole #8: The Outcast: The Outcast
To prove his goodness, young Nyroc will renounce his name, his mother, and his inheritance to seek the holiest of relics from The Beyond the Beyond.
Kathryn Lasky, 2010
10
Caste and Outcast
"--Amitav Ghosh, Queen's College, CUNY, author of The Glass Palace and In an Antique Land "This is a quirky and fascinating book--brilliant and exasperating in equal measure--which gives one a unique insight into theexperience of an Indian ...
Dhan Gopal Mukerji, Gordon H. Chang, Purnima Mankekar, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OUTCAST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term outcast is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Comics for Summer - Pitiful Outcast
Soon after I discovered Outcast, I immediately felt attracted to it. Once I found that the paranormal themes included demonic possession and ... «The Koalition, Jul 15»
2
Liverpool outcast set to join Marseille after agreeing loan move
Former Liverpool defender Javier Manquillo has today agreed a loan move from Atletico Madrid to Marseille, after having his two-year deal at ... «The Empire of The Kop - a blog about Liverpool F.C., Jul 15»
3
Besiktas eye surprise move to sign Arsenal outcast in £8m deal
Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck has emerged as a surprise target for Besiktas this summer, with the club described as 'confident' of signing him ... «caughtoffside, Jul 15»
4
Baggies eye Gunners outcast
Baggies eye Gunners outcast. Last Updated: Thu, 23 Jul 2015 10:51. West%20Bromwich%20Albion. West Brom have reportedly started negotiations with ... «EatSleepSport, Jul 15»
5
Rejecting chance to sign Man Utd outcast like snubbing Messi …
SEVILLA sporting director Monchi has denied he rejected the chance to sign Robin van Persie from Manchester United. By Ben Jefferson. «Express.co.uk, Jul 15»
6
Arsenal transfer news: Could Real Madrid transfer outcast Isco …
Arsene Wenger deciding he's not really willing to bring anyone new in until the annual furore from season ticket holders and supporters which ... «Metro, Jul 15»
7
Valencia close the door on Manchester United outcast Victor Valdes …
Valencia have completed the signing of Australian goalkeeper Mathew Ryan, a move that is likely to have ended their interest in Manchester ... «International Business Times UK, Jul 15»
8
The Outcast, Rock'n'Roll America and Ireland's Wild River: TV …
Telly addict Andrew Collins reviews the week's TV. In light of attacks on the BBC, he sings the praises of literary adaptation The Outcast on ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
9
West Brom Linked With Summer Move for Borussia Dortmund Outcast
​The Sun has reported that West Bromwich Albion are linked with Borussia Dortmund and Colombia striker, Adrian Ramos, which could see ... «90min, Jul 15»
10
Van der Merwe no longer a Bok outcast
BULLS lock Flip van der Merwe has come out of self-imposed Springbok exile and joined the squad in Johannesburg as cover for the injured ... «BDlive, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Outcast [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/outcast>. May 2020 ».
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