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out back

[ noun out-bak; adjective, adverb out-bak ]SEE DEFINITION OF out back

Synonyms for out back

  • backcountry
  • outback
  • boondocks
  • frontier
  • hinterland
  • interior
  • isolation
  • sticks
  • timberland
  • woodland
  • rural area
  • terra incognita
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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OUT BACK

Then it's better to take him out back of the barn and shoot him, by Gad!

When he did he took Jonadab and me by the arm and led us out back of the barn.

Out back was a stable and goosb'ry bushes and a truck garden.

Barellan, and Out Back, were having a tussle behind the leading pair.

I found that out back there at Culebra when he was working with me.

He was not a Veronese, but came from that mysterious region known as "out back," meaning the remote country.

I shall just take you out back of the next wire entanglement, and I will give you a good beating up, Velo.

And so he thought as he stood at the door of the Church of St. Francis on that day before going “out back” to the lumber-camp.

There was a message, now, from out back, and Colonel Sellers went out there in answer to it.

Guiding the younger man with a light hold above the elbow, he walked him out back to the flitter landing stage.

WORD ORIGIN

"back-country, interior regions of Australia," 1907, Australian English, originally an adverb, "out in the back settlements" (1878), from out + back (adv.).