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



    BrE BrE//ˈaʊthaʊs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈaʊthaʊs//
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  1. 1 (British English) a small building, such as a shed, outside a main building They found the tools in an outhouse of the vicarage.
  2. 2(especially North American English) a toilet in a small building of its own They dug a latrine and built an outhouse around it.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: outhouse