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exterior

ex·te·ri·or

exterior

 
 
pronunciation:
ihk sti ri r
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: on or having to do with the outside; outer.
The exterior walls of our house are painted green.
synonyms:
external, outer, outside, outward
antonyms:
interior
similar words:
outlying, right
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the outside or outer part.
The exterior of the car has a lot of dents and scratches.
synonyms:
outside, surface
antonyms:
inside, interior
similar words:
boundary, edge, side
definition 2: the way a person or thing looks on the surface; appearance.
She has a happy exterior even though her life is full of trouble.
synonyms:
appearance, surface
antonyms:
interior
similar words:
aspect, face, frame, shell
derivation: exteriorly (adv.)
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