outing
noun Date: 1821 1. a brief usually outdoor pleasure trip 2. an athletic competition or race; also an appearance therein 3. a usually public presentation or appearance (as in a particular role) <
her first outing as a novelist
>
4. the public disclosure of the covert homosexuality of a prominent person especially by homosexual activists

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  • outing — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ little ▪ special ▪ day s (esp. BrE), summer, weekend ▪ annual ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

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