out-of-bounds out-of-bounds


  1. (adj) outside the foul lines
  2. (adj) barred to a designated group


  1. But in Belgium picketing is illegal in certain out-of-bounds areas, and the Little Castle was out of bounds, all right.
  2. It was a season in which spectators grew so dis gusted with out-of-bounds kickoffs that the Rules Committee may well make them illegal by next fall.


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    on June 10, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

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