Etymology
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outing (n.)

late 14c., "action of going out, an issuing forth;" mid-15c., "act of putting or driving out, expulsion, ejection;" verbal noun from out (v.). Original senses are now obsolete. The meaning "an excursion, a pleasure-trip" is from 1821.

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Definitions of outing

outing (n.)
a journey taken for pleasure;
Synonyms: excursion / jaunt / junket / pleasure trip / expedition / sashay
outing (n.)
a day devoted to an outdoor social gathering;
Synonyms: field day / picnic
From wordnet.princeton.edu