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Outstay   Listen

Stay too long.  Synonym: overstay.
Surpass in staying power.

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"Outstay" Quotes from Famous Books

... stayed till the party broke up; Mr. Gawtrey apparently wishing to outstay Lord Lilburne; for, when the last went down-stairs, Mr. Gawtrey, nodding to his comrade and giving a hurried bow to the host, descended also. As they passed the porter's lodge, they found Lilburne on the step of his carriage; he ...
— Night and Morning, Volume 3 • Edward Bulwer Lytton

... I (for I was permitted on that first occasion not only to dine with the guests, but to outstay the ladies, in virtue of my growing years and my promise to abstain from the decanters),—I confess, I say, that I, poor innocent, was puzzled to conjecture what sudden interest in the county newspaper could cause Uncle Jack to prick up his ears like a warhorse ...
— The Caxtons, Complete • Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Words linked to "Outstay" :   bide, overstay, outride, stay, last out, abide, ride out

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