Definitions

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  • noun baseball The statistic of the number of outs a defensive player directly caused.
  • adjective Taking offense; indignant.
  • verb transitive To place outside or eject.
  • verb transitive To produce.
  • verb transitive To injure a part of the body, especially a joint.
  • verb transitive To extinguish (a flame or light).
  • verb transitive To eliminate from a competition.
  • verb slang, intransitive To consent to sex.
  • verb baseball To cause a player on the offense to be out, especially of men on base.
  • verb cricket To cause a batsman (a player on the batting team) to be dismissed or out.
  • verb To sail away, to depart.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb put out considerable effort
  • verb thrust or extend out
  • verb cause to be out on a fielding play
  • verb put out, as of a candle or a light
  • verb prepare and issue for public distribution or sale
  • verb deprive of the oxygen necessary for combustion
  • verb administer an anesthetic drug to
  • verb retire
  • verb be sexually active
  • verb to cause inconvenience or discomfort to

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  • Contronymic in the sense: exclude, anger vs. give, inform.

    January 31, 2007

  • Prince Humperdinck: She is alive, or was an hour ago. If she is otherwise when I find her... I shall be very put out. ("The Princess Bride," 1987)

    October 16, 2007

  • I wonder if it's from this phrase that we get pissed off. They are similar...

    October 16, 2007