Outsmart



[out-smahrt] /ˌaʊtˈsmɑrt/

verb (used with object)
1.
to get the better of (someone); outwit.
Idioms
2.
outsmart oneself, to defeat oneself unintentionally by overly elaborate intrigue, scheming, or the like:
This time he may have outsmarted himself.
/ˌaʊtˈsmɑːt/
verb
1.
(transitive) (informal) to get the better of; outwit
v.

“to prove too clever for,” 1926, from out + smart (adj.). Related: Outsmarted; outsmarting.

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