1: to win a race.
2: To stay a course longer than others.
3: comparative: “A jet can outrun a car.”
Outrun (2) proper noun.
1: see definition above. An arcade game.
-Jessie was terrible at Outrun because he had short feet and couldn’t reach the pedals.
Outrun (3) verb clause
1: A code word for children planning to sneak out of their homes to meet.
-“Wanna play outrun?” asked Jessie into the phone.
2: Stealing cars. Sneaking out to steal cars.
Etymology: US, 1980s, from the videogame “Outrun”.
-Jessie was not very good at outrun because he forgot to check the gas tanks, his hands got split by the slimjim, and he never wore his glasses.