Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. (transitive) To tell more or better lies than.
  • v. To lie outside, or at the extremes or periphery.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To exceed in lying.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To remain in the open air; camp out.
  • To outdo in lying; be or show one's self to be a greater liar than.

Etymologies

From out- and lie in the sense of "tell a lie". (Wiktionary)
From out and lie in the sense of "be located". (Wiktionary)

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.