verb (used with object)

to outdo or overcome in talking.

Origin of outtalk

First recorded in 1590–1600; out- + talk
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Examples from the Web for outtalk

Historical Examples of outtalk

  • The Indians were philosophers and orators; they could outtalk the white man every time.

    The Iron Puddler

    James J. Davis

  • "Our s'leckman can outtalk him three to one," confided one of the Smyrna supporters to Constable Nute.

British Dictionary definitions for outtalk


verb (tr)

to talk more, longer, or louder than (someone)
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