English edit

Etymology edit

Analytic form of the earlier outbring.

Verb edit

bring out (third-person singular simple present brings out, present participle bringing out, simple past and past participle brought out)

  1. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see bring,‎ out.
  2. To elicit, evoke, or emphasize a particular quality.
    The herbs really bring out the full flavour of the lamb.
    She brings out the best in him.
    • 2012 June 3, Nathan Rabin, “TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “Mr. Plow” (season 4, episode 9; originally aired 11/19/1992)”, in (Please provide the book title or journal name)[1]:
      The episode finds Springfield in the midst of a hellacious blizzard that, not surprisingly, brings out the joker in the town’s resident morning zoo proprietors Marty and Bill.
  3. (chiefly Britain) To place (something new for public sale) on the market; roll out.
    Acme sweets have just brought out a tasty new chocolate bar.
  4. (chiefly Britain) To make a shy person more confident.
    His new job has noticeably brought him out.
  5. (chiefly Britain) To cause a visible symptom such as spots or a rash
    Eating strawberries always brings me out in a rash.
  6. (historical, transitive) To introduce (a young woman) formally into society.
  7. (LGBT, slang) To introduce an individual to gay life and traditions.[1]

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ A. F. Niemoeller, "A Glossary of Homosexual Slang," Fact 2, no. 1 (Jan-Feb 1965): 25

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