outdraw


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outdraw

(ˌaʊtˈdrɔː)
vb (tr) , -draws, -drawing, -drew or -drawn
1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) to draw (a gun) faster than
2. (Card Games) poker to defeat by completing a better hand

out•draw

(ˌaʊtˈdrɔ)

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.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.outdraw - draw a gun faster, or best someone in a gunfight
outdo, outgo, outmatch, outperform, outstrip, surpass, exceed, surmount - be or do something to a greater degree; "her performance surpasses that of any other student I know"; "She outdoes all other athletes"; "This exceeds all my expectations"; "This car outperforms all others in its class"
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