Outshone



[out-shahyn] /ˌaʊtˈʃaɪn/

verb (used with object), outshone or outshined, outshining.
1.
to surpass in ; shine more brightly than.
2.
to surpass in splendor, ability, achievement, excellence, etc.:
a product that outshone all competitors; to outshine one’s classmates.
verb (used without object), outshone or outshined, outshining.
3.
to shine out or forth:
a small light outshining in the darkness.
/ˌaʊtˈʃaɪn/
verb -shines, -shining, -shone
1.
(transitive) to shine more brightly than
2.
(transitive) to surpass in excellence, beauty, wit, etc
3.
(intransitive) (rare) to emit light
v.

1590s, from out (adv.) + shine (v.). Perhaps coined by Spenser. Figurative sense of “to surpass in splendor or excellence” is from 1610s. Related: Outshone; outshining.

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