outhustle

verb out·hus·tle \ ˌau̇t-ˈhə-səl \
Updated on: 23 Mar 2018

Definition of outhustle

outhustled; outhustling
: to hustle more than : to outdo or defeat by hustling
  • "We definitely took them too lightly," Lakers center Vlade Divac said. "We came into the game thinking we were going to win. We deserve to lose and they deserve to win. They outhustled us."
  • The New York Times

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1945

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