outside etymology

English word outside comes from English side, English out

Detailed word origin of outside

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
side English (eng) (UK, _, dialectal) Widely; wide; far. (Scotland) Far; distant.. (UK, _, archaic, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) Wide; large; long, pendulous, hanging low, trailing; far-reaching.. Being on the left or right, or toward the left or right; lateral.. Indirect; oblique; incidental. (British, Australia, Ireland, dated) A television channel, usually as opposed to the one currently being [...]
out English (eng) (colloquial) Outside.. (nonstandard, contraction of out of) Away from the inside. (cricket, baseball) Of a batter or batsman: having caused an out called on himself while batting under various rules of the game.. (obsolete) Of a young lady: having entered society and available to be courted.. Openly acknowledging that one is gay or transgender.. Released, available for purchase, download or [...]
outside English (eng) Outdoors.. To the outdoors or outside. (baseball, of a pitch) Away (far) from the batter as it crosses home plate.. Of or pertaining to the outer surface, limit or boundary.. Of, pertaining to or originating from beyond the outer surface, limit or boundary.. Reaching the extreme or farthest limit, as to extent, quantity, etc. (dated, UK, colloquial) A passenger riding on the outside of a [...]

Words with the same origin as outside

Descendants of side
Descendants of out