transitive verb-·shot′, -·shoot′ing
- to shoot more effectively than
- to shoot out
to shoot out; protrude
- a shooting or being shot out
- that which shoots out or protrudes
- Baseball curve
transitive verbout·shot, out·shoot·ing, out·shoots
To shoot better than (another): a pistol that easily outshoots others in its class; a basketball player who outshot all others on the team.
A protuberance, projection, or outgrowth: outshoots of brush on the high mountain slopes.
(third-person singular simple present outshoots, present participle outshooting, simple past and past participle outshot)
out- +"Ž shoot