Definition of outlaw noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

outlaw

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noun
BrE BrE//ˈaʊtlɔː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaʊtlɔː//
 
Criminals
 
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(used especially about people in the past) a person who has done something illegal and is hiding to avoid being caught; a person who is not protected by the law Robin Hood, the world’s most famous outlaw See related entries: Criminals Word Origin late Old English ūtlaga (noun), ūtlagian (verb), from Old Norse útlagi, noun from útlagr ‘outlawed or banished’.
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