bottle out

phrasal verb
bottled out; bottling out; bottles out

Definition of bottle out

British slang
: to become too afraid to do something : to lose one's nerve I was going to ask him but then I bottled out.

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“Bottle out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bottle%20out. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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