outring

[ out-ring ]
/ ˌaʊtˈrɪŋ /

verb (used with object), out·rang, out·rung, out·ring·ing.

to outdo in ringing; ring louder than.

verb (used without object), out·rang, out·rung, out·ring·ing.

to ring out: church bells outringing over the countryside.

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Origin of outring

1325–75; Middle English (intransitive); see out-, ring2
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Example sentences from the Web for outring

  • Along the station platform each of the fiacre drivers seizes a large dinner-bell and tries to outring the others.

    Shandygaff|Christopher Morley