outcatch

verb out·catch \ ˌau̇t-ˈkach , -ˈkech \

Definition of outcatch

outcaught play \ˌau̇t-ˈkȯt also -ˈkät\; outcatching
: to catch more than (someone)
  • Fishermen … would be desperate to outcatch one another for their own financial survival.
  • —Linda Greenlaw

First Known Use of outcatch

1870

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