outdraw

[ out-draw ]
/ ˌaʊtˈdrɔ /

verb (used with object), out·drew, out·drawn, out·draw·ing.

to draw a gun, revolver, etc., from a holster, faster than (an opponent or competitor): She could outdraw any member of the club.
to prove a greater attraction than; exceed in attracting an audience, patrons, attention, etc.: She outdraws all male stars at the box office.

Nearby words

  1. outdoor relief,
  2. outdoors,
  3. outdoorsman,
  4. outdoorswoman,
  5. outdoorsy,
  6. outdrive,
  7. outdweller,
  8. outen,
  9. outer,
  10. outer automorphism

Origin of outdraw

First recorded in 1905–10; out- + draw

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