out·​speak ˌau̇t-ˈspēk How to pronounce outspeak (audio)
outspoke ˌau̇t-ˈspōk How to pronounce outspeak (audio) ; outspoken ˌau̇t-ˈspō-kən How to pronounce outspeak (audio) ; outspeaking

transitive verb

: to excel in speaking
: to declare openly or boldly

Word History

First Known Use

1604, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of outspeak was in 1604

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Cite this Entry

“Outspeak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outspeak. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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