Definition of shutout
1 : a game or contest in which one side fails to score
2 : a preemptive bid in bridge
Examples of shutout in a sentence
They beat us in a 9–0 shutout.
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SHUTOUT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shutout for English Language Learners
: a game or contest in which one side does not score
SHUTOUT Defined for Kids
Definition of shutout for Students
: a game in which one side fails to score
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