Definition of Shutout

1. Noun. A defeat in a game where one side fails to score.

Exact synonyms: Skunk
Generic synonyms: Defeat, Licking
Derivative terms: Skunk



Definition of Shutout

1. Noun. Closing and forbidding entry, as a lockout in which management prevents works from working. ¹

2. Noun. (sports) A game that ends with one side not having scored. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shutout

1. a game in which one team fails to score [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shutout

shut the door on
shut up
shut up(p)
shut up shop
shutdown
shutdowns
shute
shuted
shutes
shuteye
shuteyes
shuting
shutoff
shutoffs
shutout (current term)
shutouts
shuts
shuts off
shuts out
shuts up
shuttable
shutter
shutter shades
shutter speed
shutterbug
shutterbugs
shuttered
shuttering
shutterless

Literary usage of Shutout

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1. Foster on Auction: A Complete Exposition of the Latest Developments of by Robert Frederick Foster (1918)
"Net saving by the shutout, 190. The importance of the shut-out bid as a defensive weapon seems to be entirely overlooked by the average player. ..."

2. The Grand Mogul: A Musical Comedy by Gustav Luders, Frank Pixley (1906)
"... and thus a-void That aw-ful sea-sick mo-tion. piv.in~ Oh, what a sinl A cloud sailed in And shutout all ... A cloud sailed in And shutout all ..."

3. The Metropolitan Tabernacle Pulpit: Sermons by Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1882)
"shutout! shutout! 0 God, may that never lie true of anyone among us, for Christ's dear name's sake. Amen. POET-ION OP SCRIPTURE BEAD BEFORE ..."

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