outthrow

verb
out·​throw | \ ˌau̇t-ˈthrō How to pronounce outthrow (audio) \
outthrew\ ˌau̇t-​ˈthrü How to pronounce outthrew (audio) \; outthrown\ ˌau̇t-​ˈthrōn How to pronounce outthrown (audio) \; outthrowing

Definition of outthrow

transitive verb

: to outdo or surpass in throwing : to throw harder, faster, or longer than He proceeded to outthrow us, outrun us and outcatch us, and by the time he departed, we wanted to be Jackie Robinson, too.— Courtland Milloy

First Known Use of outthrow

1663, in the meaning defined above

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“Outthrow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outthrow. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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