outfit Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun any cohesive unit such as a military company
  2. noun a set of clothing (with accessories)
    rig; turnout; getup.
    • his getup was exceedingly elegant
  3. noun gear consisting of a set of articles or tools for a specified purpose
  4. verb provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
    equip; fit out; fit.
    • The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities


Out"fit noun
  1. A fitting out, or equipment, as of a ship for a voyage, or of a person for an expedition in an unoccupied region or residence in a foreign land; things required for equipment; the expense of, or allowance made for, equipment, as by the government of the United States to a diplomatic agent going abroad.

Webster 1913