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outwear

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verb out·wear \ˌau̇t-ˈwer\

Definition of outwear

out·woreplay \-ˈwȯr\out·wornplay \-ˈwȯrn\out·wear·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  wear out, exhaust

  3. 2 :  to last longer than <a fabric that outwears others>



Examples of outwear

  1. <these running shoes have outworn any others that I have ever bought>

  2. <a daily grind that would outwear anybody>



Circa 1541

First Known Use of outwear

circa 1541


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