Meaning of outcast

out•cast

Pronunciation: (out'kast", -käst"), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who is rejected or cast out, as from home or society: In the beginning the area was settled by outcasts, adventurers, and felons.
  2. a homeless wanderer; vagabond.
  3. rejected matter; refuse.
—adj.
  1. cast out, as from one's home or society: an outcast son.
  2. pertaining to or characteristic of an outcast: outcast misery.
  3. rejected or discarded: outcast opinions.

out•cast

Pronunciation: (out'kast", -käst"), [key]
— n. Scot.
  1. a falling out; quarrel.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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