out·​drag ˌau̇t-ˈdrag How to pronounce outdrag (audio)
outdragged; outdragging

transitive verb

: to drive or move faster than in a drag race or over a straight stretch of road or track
… you can outdrag them as you finally exit the corner at 167 mph again and build up to 300 on the run down to turn nine. Lewis Hamilton
It's one thing to outdrag a BMW 540 to the lights …, another thing to follow it through the [turns]. Brian Harper

Word History

First Known Use

1953, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of outdrag was in 1953

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“Outdrag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outdrag. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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