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outfoot

[ out-foot ]
/ ˌaʊtˈfʊt /
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verb (used with object)
to surpass (another person) in running, walking, etc.; outstrip.
to outsail; excel (another boat) in speed.
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Origin of outfoot

First recorded in 1730–40; out- + foot
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How to use outfoot in a sentence

  • When age settled upon the rabbit it became slow and heavy, and could no longer outfoot its enemies.

British Dictionary definitions for outfoot

outfoot
/ (ˌaʊtˈfʊt) /

verb (tr)
(of a boat) to go faster than (another boat)
to surpass in running, dancing, etc
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