A Rank Outsider
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"A Rank Outsider" is a 1920 British silent sports film directed by Richard Garrick and starring Gwen Stratford, Cameron Stratford and Lewis Dayton. It was based on a novel by Nathaniel Gould.
- country: United Kingdom
- genres: Sports, Drama
A Rank Outsider is the 1996, 7th Taiwan Golden Melody Award winning second album by Dusky Grizzled Skipper, aka The Green Badger Is It the Sea Green Onions.
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by Wendy Anderson, Ellen Bramwell, Carole Hough
Conversely, a rank outsider is a horse 'not included among the favourites, and against which in betting long odds are laid'; (OED, outsider, sense b (a)). The term has been used metaphorically since to refer to a socially inferior person ...
Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Tinker's Jargon and Other Irregular Phraseology by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland
A rank outsider might possibly drop from ...
A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Gypsies' Jargon and Other Irregular Phraseology (1897)
by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland
A rank outsider might possibly drop from the clouds— just at the bell— but it is hardly possible that Grandison, or Love- gold, or Lourdes, or Florentine, or Stetch - worth, or any other "ranker" can be the horse. — Sporting Times. Ranks (printers ).
a rank outsider. 3 (usu attrib) very bad; extreme: rank bad behaviour; rank stupidity. 4 (formal: usu attrib) having a strong unpleasant taste or smell: rank bacon/tobacco, 'rankness nu. rankle ['rarjklj vti to cause (a ...
Oxford Dictionary of English (2010)
by Angus Stevenson
rank stupidVity | a rank outsider. – derivatives rankly adverb, rankness noun. – origin Old English ranc 'proud, rebellious, sturdy', also 'fully grown', of Germanic ...
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