sit out

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To lean out to the windward side of a sailboat in order to counterbalance the effects of the wind on the sails.
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'sit out':

sit outTo decline to participate; particularly, to decline to dance.
sit outTo escape a hold while face-down by swinging one's legs around into the sitting position.
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  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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