Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To gaze beyond; to exceed in sharpness or persistence of seeing or of looking; hence, to stare out of countenance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To gaze beyond; to exceed in sharpness or persistence of seeing or of looking; hence, to stare out of countenance.

Etymologies

out- +‎ gaze (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Sherburn run his eye slow along the crowd; and wherever it struck the people tried a little to outgaze him, but they couldn't; they dropped their eyes and looked sneaky.

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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