drown out drown out

Definition(s):

  • (v) make imperceptible

Usage(s):

  1. Bush wants his State of the Union speech to drown out those stories linking the disgraced company and the White House CNN AllPolitics.
  2. She talks way too loud, as if trying to drown out the voices in her head telling her she's not good enough.
  3. Barack Obama could use his Veep announcement to drown out any lingering voices of unhappiness from Senator Hillary Clinton's army of convention delegates.

News

  1. TACTICAL SHIFT:Terrorists Call Audible After Snooping Leak, Rep Says

    CHRIS STIREWALT: War Drums Drown Out Scandalmania CBS Probe Finds Computer of Lead Benghazi Reporter Was Hacked Chinese Paper Says Snowden Could Bolster China's Cyber Expertise
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. Saranac draws hundreds during its first time indoors

    UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - In spite of mother nature's best efforts to drown out Saranac Thursday the event had a packed house.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WKTV Utica

  3. Average Shareholders Likely Oppose Google's Dual-Class Voting Structure

    Google’s average shareholders have spoken, but insiders drown out their voices.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

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