verb \-ˈfäks\

: to defeat or trick (someone) by being more intelligent or clever

Full Definition of OUTFOX

transitive verb
:  outsmart

Examples of OUTFOX

  1. <the prisoners outfoxed the guards by tunneling beneath the prison walls>

First Known Use of OUTFOX



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