outkick

verb out·kick \ ˌau̇t-ˈkik \

Definition of outkick

transitive verb
1 : to outdo (someone) in kicking : to kick better than
  • The Giantsʼ placekicker will look very familiar to Bears fans, as Robbie Gould will be in just his fourth game as a Giant with just one field goal attempt so far, but clearly looking to outkick the mediocre-to-date Connor Barth.
  • —Hub Arkush
2 : to run at a faster speed than (an opponent) during the last part of a race : to have a better kick than (see 2kick 1d)
  • "I led the whole race," [Ben] Kovacs said. "He just had a little bit left, and I just didnʼt have the next gear to outkick him."
  • The Sunday Telegram (Worcester, Massachusetts)

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First Known Use of outkick

1772


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