from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To overcome by or as if by staring; stare down.
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- v. to stare at someone so hard that they look away
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To excel or overcome in staring; to face down.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To stare out of countenance; face down; browbeat; outface.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. overcome or cause to waver or submit by (or as if by) staring
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Oh - and she teases the bunny rabbit there too .. no pawing, just sitting there, trying to outstare a rabbit that would (and could) probably kill her at a moments notice.
Hard men try to outstare each other, to find out who's the hardest.
They each gave a man-growl indicating their approval, then Johnny tried to outstare Menessos.
The Pascalian principle that wagering on a notional truth is as good as treating it as a certainty holds for the determination we have at Cannes to outstare a basilisk movie, or to die in the attempt.
Oh - and she teases the bunny rabbit there too.. no pawing, just sitting there, trying to outstare a rabbit that would and could probably kill her at a moments notice.
He squints into the sun, tries to outstare the sun, turns away thrilled and laughing.
He held a tray but did not move from where he stood and managed, without any trace of emotion, to outstare Henry, who was standing in a group, half listening to an anecdote.
Sheep as Welsh as Brother Cadfael gazed towards the southwest, where the long ridge of Berwyn rose in the distance; long, haughty, inscrutable faces, and sharp ears, and knowing yellow eyes that could outstare a saint.
They stood there trying to outstare each other until the girl came out of the bathroom.
She tried then to outstare him, thinking to embarrass him.