Definition of outshoot in English:


Syllabification: out·shoot
Pronunciation: /ˌoutˈSHo͞ot

verb (past and past participle outshot)

[with object]
  • 1Shoot better than (someone else).
    More example sentences
    • Now he regrets it because I can outshoot him at targets.
    • For a Smith duty auto to outshoot a Smith target revolver is almost unheard of.
    • Eastern target shooters also outshot men from the west.
  • 1.1 Sports Make or take more shots than (another player or team).
    More example sentences
    • The Scots dominated the game, outshooting their opponents 35 to 0.
    • They outshot us one night 50-20 and were skating circles around us.
    • We went into overtime and they outshot us 13-1, but the one goal we got was the winning goal.

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