Definition of outhouse

Definition of outhouse
  1. outhouse Noun An outbuilding, a small structure located away, or not directly accessed from, a main building.
  2. outhouse Noun 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.
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