out·​walk ˌau̇t-ˈwȯk How to pronounce outwalk (audio)
outwalked; outwalking; outwalks

transitive verb

: to outdo in walking : to walk faster or farther than
He was a good swimmer, runner, skater, boatman, and would probably outwalk most countrymen in a day's journey.Ralph Waldo Emerson
: to walk past or beyond
I have outwalked the furthest city light.Robert Frost

Word History

First Known Use

1625, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of outwalk was in 1625

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Cite this Entry

“Outwalk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outwalk. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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