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

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

Word History

First Known Use

1663, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of outthrow was in 1663

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Cite this Entry

“Outthrow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outthrow. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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