verb (used with object), outtold, outtelling.
to outdo in ; surpass in effect:
so ridiculous as to outtell any comment.
to to the end; say completely:
He outtold the tale to his amazed listeners.
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+)
[out-thingk] /ˌaʊtˈθɪŋk/ verb (used with object), outthought, outthinking. 1. to excel in ; faster, more accurately, or more perceptively than: outthinking most of her contemporaries in the field of human relations. 2. to get the advantage of (someone) by quick or clever ; outwit: only a split second to outthink his opponent. /ˌaʊtˈθɪŋk/ verb (transitive) […]
[out-throh] /ˌaʊtˈθroʊ/ verb (used with object), outthrew, outthrown, outthrowing. 1. to throw out or extend: His arms were outthrown in greeting. 2. to surpass in throwing; throw farther or more accurately than: He can outthrow any other pitcher in the league.