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Out-of-bounds   Listen
adjective
out-of-bounds  adj.  
1.
(Sports) Outside the delimited playing field. (Narrower terms: foul (vs. fair)) WordNet 1.5)
2.
Barred to a designated group. (predicate)
Synonyms: off-limits.
3.
Beyond the limits of the expected standard of taste or propriety; as, an out-of-bounds remark.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Out-of-bounds" Quotes from Famous Books



... [26] This "out-of-bounds" passion will of course be recognised as a Romantic trait, though it had Classical suggestions. Chateaubriand appears to have been rather specially "obsessed" by this form of it, for he not merely speaks constantly of Rene as le frere d'Amelie, but goes out of his way to make the good Father ...
— A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 - To the Close of the 19th Century • George Saintsbury



Words linked to "Out-of-bounds" :   off-limits, foul



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