Definitions

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  • v. To swim faster than.

Etymologies

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out- +‎ swim

Examples

  • You best judge your jumps correctly or whether or not you should use a star power-up to zoom ahead or if you think you can totally outswim those jellyfish (you can't).

    And so our story begins

  • He could outclimb, outswim, outrun, outdevil any of them; while none dared fight with him.

    When the World Was Young

  • I'd rather spend time trying to figure out how long it would take a fish to outswim a predator.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • On a stage as big as this one, it's absurd to think that a woman who wasn't among the top 350 in her discipline could outrun, outswim, outbike or even outgolf a woman who ranks among the top 20.

    Ranked Below No. 350? Don't Worry, You Have a Shot

  • He was educated by private teachers, could outswim, outrun and outdevil any of his peers, and was a great athlete in football and track.

    “Samuel! There was a rolling wonder in the sound. Ay, there was!”

  • Richard Phillips, who is being held on a lifeboat from the Maersk Alabama after he was taken Wednesday during the struggle for control of his ship, appeared to have tried to jump off the boat and outswim the pirates on Friday.

    American Captain Tries to Escape From Sea Pirates

  • You know, it's not like she's going to outswim the bears.

    CNN Transcript Apr 12, 2009

  • His heart racing, Len did his best to outswim the surprisingly fast turtles.

    GUARDIAN OF THE VEIL

  • Sedna's ultimate tupilek could outswim, outrun, outthink, outstalk, and outfight any human being alive.

    The Terror

  • Morgan sank below the surface, twisting and kicking his feet in an attempt to outswim the chaos.

    Loving the Highlander

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