out·​shoot | \ ˌau̇t-ˈshüt How to pronounce outshoot (audio) \
outshot\ ˌau̇t-​ˈshät How to pronounce outshot (audio) \; outshooting

Definition of outshoot

transitive verb

1 : to surpass in shooting or making shots
2 : to shoot or go beyond

Examples of outshoot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That combination will outshoot most 12-gauge, 3-inch magnums with any factory load/choke combo. The Editors, Outdoor Life, "10 Questions: Jason Hart On Turkey Hunting," 20 Apr. 2020 The Avs generally dominated the first period, outshooting the visitors 14-3. Mike Chambers, The Denver Post, "Avalanche keeps rolling against Flames, wins season opener on home ice," 3 Oct. 2019 The Lakers rallied by outshooting UAA 26-13 in the final two periods and 33-25 for the game. Anchorage Daily News, "UAA hockey team surrenders 3 goals in the final period to lose 5-3," 6 Jan. 2020 And, sure enough, that’s how the first game of the Wings/’Hawks series – their last as playoff foes in the Western Conference – went down, with Chicago outshooting the Wings 41-21 in a 4-1 victory. Ryan Ford, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Red Wings: Solving the greatest 'What ifs' of the 2010s," 28 Dec. 2019 The high-volume Bruins put 32 pucks on net in the final two periods, outshooting the Sens, 16-5, in the third. BostonGlobe.com, "Even rebuilding clubs like the Senators.," 11 Dec. 2019 Portland Winterhawks Winterhawks started the game Wednesday outshooting Prince Albert 9-3, then held on as the Raiders slowly brought that margin back. Dylan Bumbarger, oregonlive, "Game thread: Portland Winterhawks at Spokane Chiefs," 25 Oct. 2019 The Bruins controlled play in the first period, but couldn’t score despite outshooting the Blues, 17-8. Matt Vautour | Mvautour@masslive.com, cleveland, "Stanley Cup Final 2019: St. Louis Blues push Boston Bruins to the brink, win Game 5, 2-1," 6 June 2019 UConn, which went 19-5 and won the Big East title for the seventh straight year, was outshot by Princeton 10-8, and Princeton had a 2-1 advantage in penalty corners. Lori Riley, courant.com, "Princeton downs UConn 2-0 in NCAA Tournament field hockey regional final," 17 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of outshoot

1530, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Outshoot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outshoot. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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