transitive verb (outdrew; outdrawn; -drawing) Date: circa 1909 1. to attract a larger audience or following than 2. to draw a handgun more quickly than

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  • Outdraw — Out*draw , v. t. To draw out; to extract. [R.] He must the teeth outdraw. Gower. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • outdraw — /owt draw /, v.t., outdrew, outdrawn, outdrawing. 1. to draw a gun, revolver, etc., from a holster, faster than (an opponent or competitor): She could outdraw any member of the club. 2. to prove a greater attraction than; exceed in attracting an… …   Universalium

  • outdraw — verb (T) to pull a gun out faster than someone else: The Kid could outdraw any man in Texas …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • outdraw — verb draw a gun faster, or best someone in a gunfight (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑surpass, ↑outstrip, ↑outmatch, ↑outgo, ↑exceed, ↑outdo, ↑surmount, ↑outperform …   Useful english dictionary

  • outdraw — verb a) To extract or draw out. b) To remove a gun from its holster, and fire it, faster than another …   Wiktionary

  • outdraw — v. a. pret. ‘outdroghe.’ Ps. xxi. 10 …   Oldest English Words

  • outdraw — v. pull out (a weapon) more quickly than the enemy; have great power over others …   English contemporary dictionary

  • outdraw — outward …   Anagrams dictionary

  • outdraw — out•draw [[t]ˌaʊtˈdrɔ[/t]] v. t. drew, drawn, draw•ing 1) to draw a gun, revolver, etc., from a holster, faster than (an opponent or competitor) 2) to prove a greater attraction than • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • outward — outdraw …   Anagrams dictionary

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