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



BrE BrE//ˈaʊtlɔː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈaʊtlɔː//
jump to other results
(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 Originlate Old English ūtlaga (noun), ūtlagian (verb), from Old Norse útlagi, noun from útlagr ‘outlawed or banished’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: outlaw

Other results

All matches