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addaword.gifdefinition of outrider

noun
someone or something that is ahead of a trend or outside the main group
These outriders deploy a number of strategies, though they broadly fall into three camps.| It was Liam Fox and Iain Duncan Smith, the cabinet’s Conservative outriders, rather than the Tories’ junior coalition partners, who proved the most tenacious defenders of their fiefdoms.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 11/10/2012 16:40:00
Definition of outrider from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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