stroke out

stroked out; stroking out; strokes out

Definition of stroke out

transitive + intransitive

: to suffer a stroke (see stroke entry 2 sense 5) or to cause (someone) to suffer a stroke For a moment he was absolutely sure he was going to stroke out, have a heart attack, or both.— Stephen King Owen has been overwhelmed as he is still trying to slide into the fatherhood groove, so adding another baby into the mix could cause Owen to stroke out.— Miami News-Record Not only that, but you might stroke out Grandma— Mark Mcguire

First Known Use of stroke out

1981, in the meaning defined above

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“Stroke out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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