- a preventing of the opposite side from scoring, as in baseball.
- any game in which one side does not score.
- shute, nevil,
- shutter priority,
- shutter release,
- shutter speed,
Origin of shutout
Examples from the Web for shutout
Any day that you score seven touchdowns in this league and turn in a shutout should be a day of celebration.The Night Vince Lombardi Lay Awake Brooding Over a 49-0 Win|W.C. Heinz|January 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He lies buried in his death-city Ravenna, "shutout from my native shores."The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
The net result was a shutout for Dallas and five runs for New York.News Writing|M. Lyle Spencer
verb shut out (tr, adverb)
also shut-out, 1889 in baseball sense, from verbal phrase shut out "exclude from a situation" (late 14c.; from 1881 in the sports score sense), from shut (v.) + out (adv.). Middle English had a verb outshut "to shut out, exclude," mid-15c.