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outclass

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verb out·class \ˌau̇t-ˈklas\

Simple Definition of outclass

  • : to be or do much better than (someone or something)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of outclass

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to excel or surpass so decisively as to be or appear to be of a higher class

Examples of outclass in a sentence

  1. The new model outclasses all past models.

  2. She outclassed everyone else in the dance competition.



1870

First Known Use of outclass

1870


OUTCLASS Defined for Kids

outclass

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verb out·class \au̇t-ˈklas\

Definition of outclass for Students

outclassed

outclassing

  1. :  to be or do much better than :  surpass <She outclassed everyone else in the competition.>




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