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out-of-the-way

[out-uh v-th uh-wey] /ˈaʊt əv ðəˌweɪ/
adjective
1.
remote from much-traveled, frequented, or populous regions; secluded:
an out-of-the-way inn up in the hills.
2.
seldom encountered; unusual:
out-of-the-way information.
3.
giving offense; improper:
an out-of-the-way remark.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English
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  • Never does the writer appear to be searching for an out-of-the-way term.
British Dictionary definitions for out-of-the-way

out-of-the-way

adjective (prenominal)
1.
distant from more populous areas
2.
uncommon or unusual
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