outshout

[ out-shout ]
/ ˌaʊtˈʃaʊt /

verb (used with object)

to surpass (someone) in shouting; shout louder than.
to outdo in advocacy, as of one's position or point of view: He outshouted all critics of his scheme.

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Origin of outshout

First recorded in 1655–65; out- + shout
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for outshout

  • A babel of voices discussed the match of the afternoon, each trying to outshout the other.

    The Gold Bat|P. G. Wodehouse
  • The babble of voices, each one trying to outshout the other, made Daoud's head ache.