Definition of Outstaying

1. Verb. (present participle of outstay) ¹



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Definition of Outstaying

1. outstay [v] - See also: outstay

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outstaying

outstares
outstaring
outstart
outstarted
outstarting
outstarts
outstate
outstated
outstates
outstating
outstation
outstations
outstay
outstay one's welcome
outstayed
outstaying (current term)
outstays
outsteer
outsteered
outsteering
outsteers
outstep
outstepped
outstepping
outsteps
outstink
outstinking
outstinks
outstood
outstorm

Literary usage of Outstaying

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1. Fores's Sporting Notes & Sketches. a Quarterly Magazine Descriptive of (1892)
"M. Hippolyte calculated upon outstaying them ; unluckily for that gentleman, they calculated upon outstaying him ! Two days after their arrival, ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1892)
"In 1813 he succeeded his uncle as full surgeon at St. George's, and held the post till 1853, outstaying his powers. He was a member of the council of the ..."

3. The Life of Charlotte Brontë by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (1858)
"They had all an ample share of that sensitive pride which led them to dread incurring obligations, and to fear " outstaying their ..."

4. The Papers of James Madison: Purchased by Order of the Congress, Being His by James Madison (1840)
"The central States could always take care to be on the spot; and by meeting earlier than the distant ones, or wearying their patience, and outstaying them, ..."

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