a segment of film or videotape edited out of the final version, as because of a technical error.
a recording of a song not included in the final release of a record album, as because of a technical error.
an unreleased take from a recording session, film, or television programme
“rejected part of a film,” 1960, from out + take (n.) in the movie sense.
An excerpt; an extracted passage: Is this an outtake from the $1.98 Beauty Show?
[1977+; originally, by 1960, a rejected part of a film]
[out-tawk] /ˌaʊtˈtɔk/ verb (used with object) 1. to outdo or overcome in . /ˌaʊtˈtɔːk/ verb (transitive) 1. to talk more, longer, or louder than (someone)
[out-tel] /ˌaʊtˈtɛl/ verb (used with object), outtold, outtelling. 1. to outdo in ; surpass in effect: so ridiculous as to outtell any comment. 2. to to the end; say completely: He outtold the tale to his amazed listeners. 3. to speak out; openly; declare: The guilty heart outtells its inmost thoughts.
- Out the wazoo
- Out the window
adjective phrase Wrecked and futile; go down the tube, kaput: All our plans are out the window now, so forget it (1939+)