[ out-tel ]

verb (used with object),out·told, out·tell·ing.
  1. to outdo in telling; surpass in effect: so ridiculous as to outtell any comment.

  2. to tell to the end; say completely: He outtold the tale to his amazed listeners.

  1. to speak out; tell openly; declare: The guilty heart outtells its inmost thoughts.

Origin of outtell

First recorded in 1605–15; out- + tell1

Words Nearby outtell

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How to use outtell in a sentence

  • It would have served you right if they hadnt fished you outtell me all about it.

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