bottle out

Definition of bottle out

British slang

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

Word by Word Definitions

bottleplay
  1. :  a rigid or semirigid container typically of glass or plastic having a comparatively narrow neck or mouth and usually no handle

    :  a usually bottle-shaped container made of skin for storing a liquid

    :  the quantity held by a bottle

  1. :  to confine as if in a bottle :  restrain

    :  to put into or as if into a bottle

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball


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