verb (used with object)
to outdo or overcome in .
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+)
[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) […]