Origin of put-out
How to use put-out in a sentence
Really, is it any wonder that fluoride should freak people out?
To put it rather uncharitably, the USPHS practiced a major dental experiment on a city full of unconsenting subjects.
For a while yoga and pilates classes were sought out at luxury gyms like Equinox.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
On Thursday, Garcetti ruled himself out of the race to succeed Boxer.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Police officials told the AP that they came out with guns blazing.
And he was gone, and out of sight on the swift galloping Benito, before Father Gaspara bethought himself.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
He was voluble in his declarations that they would “put the screws” to Ollie on the charge of perjury.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
Liszt looked at it, and to her fright and dismay cried out in a fit of impatience, "No, I won't hear it!"Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
The most High hath created medicines out of the earth, and a wise man will not abhor them.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
British Dictionary definitions for put-out
- to annoy; anger
- to confound or disturb; confuse
Other Idioms and Phrases with put-out
Extinguish, as in We put out the fire before we turned in. [Early 1500s]
Also, put to sea. Leave a port or harbor, as in They put out yesterday morning. [Late 1500s]
Publish, as in They put out a weekly newsletter. [Early 1500s]
Engage in sex. This usage is applied solely to women, as in She had a reputation for putting out. [Vulgar slang; mid-1900s] Also see put one out.