Complete Definition of "outhouse"

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English
Image:OuthouseAtCrabappleLakeRotated.jpg|thumb|right|140px|Outhouse with [[chipboard walls and fiberglass ceiling]]

Noun
en-noun

  1. An outbuilding, a small structure located away, or not directly accessed from, a main building.
  2. North America An outdoor toilet, (or often just a seat over a cesspool) in a wooden cubicle, where the term is usually referring to a permanent facility. Where an outdoor toilet is installed on a temporary basis, the term portable toilet is generally used. The slang terms john and johnny house are sometimes used to identify an outdoor toilet; see also privy.

Synonyms
shithouse (US)

Related terms
outbuilding

Translations
trans-top|outbuilding
Chinese:
*Simplified Chinese: å¤å± (wài wÅ«), åºæ¿ (kù fáng)
*Traditional Chinese: å¤å±, 庫æ¿
Finnish: ulkorakennus
trans-mid
German: Nebengebäude n
trans-bottom

trans-top|outdoor toilet
Chinese:
*Simplified Chinese: å±å¤åæ (wÅ« wài cè suÇ), æµå¨åæ (liú dòng cè suÇ)
*Traditional Chinese: å±å¤å»æ, æµåå»æ
trans-mid
Finnish: ulkovessa, ulkohuussi, puucee
German: Plumpsklo n colloquial, AuÃenklo n, AuÃentoilette f
Norwegian: utedo m
trans-bottom

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