What does the word exterior mean?

Usage examples for exterior

  1. At the house Kennedy first made a careful tour of the exterior, but found nothing. – The Film Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve
  2. He took La Fosseuse's hand in his and pressed it as he went on: Listen, my child; there is a kind heart hidden away beneath that officer's stern exterior, and you can talk freely before him. – The Country Doctor by Honore de Balzac