outdrink

verb
out·​drink | \ ˌau̇t-ˈdriŋk How to pronounce outdrink (audio) \
outdrank\ ˌau̇t-​ˈdraŋk How to pronounce outdrank (audio) \; outdrank or outdrunk\ ˌau̇t-​ˈdrəŋk How to pronounce outdrunk (audio) \; outdrinking

Definition of outdrink

transitive verb

: to drink more than especially : to drink more alcohol than During rodeo week, Las Vegas sells more booze than during any other week of the year: cowboys outdrink even bikers. — Allison Glock

Examples of outdrink in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The main objective is to get out of hell, which can be accomplished by outdrinking Satan, which not so subtly makes real life something of a permanent hangover. Los Angeles Times, "The bad place: Go to hell in ‘Afterparty,’ Night School’s follow to hit game ‘Oxenfree’," 20 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of outdrink

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Outdrink.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outdrink. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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