Meaning of out-of-the-way

out-of-the-way

Pronunciation: (out'uv-u-wā"), [key]
— adj.
  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.
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