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Outlaugh

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Outlaugh To laugh (one) out of a purpose, principle, etc.; to discourage or discomfit by laughing; to laugh down. "His apprehensions of being outlaughed will force him to continue in a restless obscurity."
    • Outlaugh To surpass or outdo in laughing.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • outlaugh To surpass in laughing.
    • outlaugh To laugh down; discourage or put out of countenance by laughing.
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Usage

In literature:

Then suddenly he burst outlaughing at himself.
"Raffles" by E. W. Hornung
The night before his death he entertained seven women at supper, and outlaughed them all.
"A Book of Scoundrels" by Charles Whibley
Well, villain, I only laugh to see That we shall live to outlaugh him and thee.
"A Select Collection of Old English Plays" by Robert Dodsley
A new face is in the old place, a younger voice is screaming theories and outlaughing the laughers who are left.
"The Open Question" by Elizabeth Robins
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