verb (used with object), outwitted, outwitting.
to get the better of by superior ingenuity or cleverness; outsmart:
to outwit a dangerous opponent.
Archaic. to surpass in wisdom or knowledge.
verb (transitive) -wits, -witting, -witted
to get the better of by cunning or ingenuity
(archaic) to be of greater intelligence than
“to get the better of by superior wits,” 1650s, from out + wit. Related: Outwitted; outwitting.
- Outside chance
noun phrase A remote possibility; a slim likelihood: He may have an outside chance to pass (1909+)
noun 1. a caliper whose legs turn inward so that it can measure outside dimensions, as the diameter of a rod.
- Outside broadcast
noun 1. (radio, television) a broadcast not made from a studio
[verb out-wurk; noun out-wurk] /verb ˌaʊtˈwɜrk; noun ˈaʊtˌwɜrk/ verb (used with object), outworked or outwrought, outworking. 1. to harder, better, or faster than. 2. to out or carry on to a conclusion; finish: a problem to be outworked in after generations. 3. Archaic. to outdo in workmanship. noun 4. a minor defense built or established […]