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/ ˌaʊtˈtɔk /
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verb (used with object)
to outdo or overcome in talking.
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Origin of outtalk

First recorded in 1590–1600; out- + talk
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How to use outtalk in a sentence

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

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

    The Iron Puddler|James J. Davis
  • Yu mite az well undertake tew drown a knot-hole out, bi pouring water into it, az tew outtalk sum wimmin I kno ov.

British Dictionary definitions for outtalk

/ (ˌaʊtˈtɔːk) /

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