outhustle

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

out- +‎ hustle

Verb[edit]

outhustle (third-person singular simple present outhustles, present participle outhustling, simple past and past participle outhustled)

  1. (US, sports) To do a better job of hustling than (the other team)
    • 2007 March 4, Bill Finley, “Whistle Signals Early End for Jaspers”, in New York Times[1]:
      The season is over for Manhattan, not because the Jaspers were outplayed or outhustled but, perhaps, because of a single call.