[out-spoh-kuh n] /ˈaʊtˈspoʊ kən/
uttered or expressed with frankness or without reserve:
free or unreserved in speech.
past participle of .
verb (used with object), outspoke, outspoken, outspeaking.
to outdo or excel in .
to utter frankly or boldly:
to outspeak one’s grievances.
verb (used without object), outspoke, outspoken, outspeaking.
to outspeak in defense of one’s beliefs.
candid or bold in speech
said or expressed with candour or boldness
“given to speaking freely,” 1808, originally Scottish, from out (adv.) + spoken. “The pa. pple. has here a resultant force, as in ‘well spoken’, ‘well read’.” [OED]. Related: Outspokenly; outspokenness.
[verb out-spred; adjective out-spred; noun out-spred] /verb ˌaʊtˈsprɛd; adjective ˈaʊtˈsprɛd; noun ˈaʊtˌsprɛd/ verb (used with or without object), outspread, outspreading. 1. to spread out; extend: an eagle outspreading its wings. adjective 2. spread out; stretched out: outspread arms. 3. diffused abroad; widely disseminated: The outspread news had traveled quickly. noun 4. the act of spreading […]
[sprint] /sprɪnt/ verb (used without object) 1. to race or move at full speed, especially for a short distance, as in running, rowing, etc. verb (used with object) 2. to traverse in sprinting: to sprint a half mile. noun 3. a short race at full speed. 4. a burst of speed at any point during […]
[out-stand] /ˌaʊtˈstænd/ verb (used without object), outstood, outstanding. 1. to be prominent. verb (used with object), outstood, outstanding. 2. to stay or remain beyond: to outstand the hour. /ˌaʊtˈstænd/ verb -stands, -standing, -stood 1. (intransitive) to be outstanding or excel 2. (intransitive) (nautical) to stand out to sea 3. (transitive) (archaic) to last beyond
[out-stan-ding] /ˌaʊtˈstæn dɪŋ/ adjective 1. prominent; conspicuous; striking: an outstanding example of courage. 2. marked by superiority or distinction; excellent; distinguished: an outstanding student. 3. continuing in existence; remaining unsettled, unpaid, etc.: outstanding debts. 4. (of securities and the like) publicly issued and sold or in circulation. 5. standing out; projecting: a stiff, outstanding fabric. […]