Out on
Out Out, interj. Expressing impatience, anger, a desire to be rid of; -- with the force of command; go out; begone; away; off. [1913 Webster]

Out, idle words, servants to shallow fools! --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Out upon!} or {Out on!} equivalent to ``shame upon!'' ``away with!'' as, out upon you! [1913 Webster]


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  • Out on — Out Out (out), adv. [OE. out, ut, oute, ute, AS. [=u]t, and [=u]te, [=u]tan, fr. [=u]t; akin to D. uit, OS. [=u]t, G. aus, OHG. [=u]z, Icel. [=u]t, Sw. ut, Dan. ud, Goth. ut, Skr. ud. [root]198. Cf. {About}, {But}, prep., {Carouse}, {Utter}, a.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • out on a limb — {adv. phr.} With your beliefs and opinions openly stated; in a dangerous position that can t be changed. * /The president went out on a limb and supported a foreign aid bill that many people were against./ * /Grandfather went out on a limb before …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out on a limb — {adv. phr.} With your beliefs and opinions openly stated; in a dangerous position that can t be changed. * /The president went out on a limb and supported a foreign aid bill that many people were against./ * /Grandfather went out on a limb before …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out on bail — {adv. phr.} Released from prison because a security deposit known as bail has been put up by an individual or a bail bond broker. * /The murder suspect was out on a one million dollar bail awaiting trial./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out on bail — {adv. phr.} Released from prison because a security deposit known as bail has been put up by an individual or a bail bond broker. * /The murder suspect was out on a one million dollar bail awaiting trial./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out on the town — {adv. phr.} Going from one bar or restaurant to the next in order to celebrate an event. * /They all went out on the town to celebrate his promotion to vice president./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out on the town — {adv. phr.} Going from one bar or restaurant to the next in order to celebrate an event. * /They all went out on the town to celebrate his promotion to vice president./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out on parole — {adv. phr.} Released from prison but still under the supervision of the police. * /Although Henry is out on parole he must watch his step very carefully. If he commits another burglary he may have to go to jail for a very long time./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out on parole — {adv. phr.} Released from prison but still under the supervision of the police. * /Although Henry is out on parole he must watch his step very carefully. If he commits another burglary he may have to go to jail for a very long time./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out on a limb — phrasal in an exposed or dangerous position with little chance of retreat …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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