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outrush

noun out·rush \ ˈau̇t-ˌrəsh \

Definition of outrush

: an act or an instance of rushing out : a rapid outflow
  • … the outrush of people to the West was threatening to bring about the collapse of the East German state …
  • —Neal Asherson
  • an outrush of water from the pipe

First Known Use of outrush

1872

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outrush

verb out·rush \ ˌau̇t-ˈrəsh \

Definition of outrush

American football
: to rush for more yards than (see 2rush 5a)
  • His performance helped Florida outrush Georgia … 258 yards to 69 …
  • —Jordan McPherson
  • His offensive line has been shoddy and the running game around him a bust—the Browns have been outrushed this season, 730 yards to 411 yards.
  • —Thomas George

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First Known Use of outrush

1932

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