row out

transitive verb

: to exhaust by rowing
number three had rowed himself out and was slumped over his oar at the finish line

Word History


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First Known Use

1874, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of row out was in 1874

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“Row out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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