sweat out

verb

Definition of sweat out

1 : to work one's way painfully through or to
2 : to endure or wait through the course of

Examples of sweat out in a Sentence

  1. I can sweat out one more year of this job—before I totally flip out.

First Known Use of sweat out

1589

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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