outclass

verb out·class \ ˌau̇t-ˈklas \
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of outclass

transitive verb
: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.

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First Known Use of outclass

1870


OUTCLASS Defined for English Language Learners

outclass

verb

Definition of outclass for English Language Learners

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


OUTCLASS Defined for Kids

outclass

verb out·class \ au̇t-ˈklas \

Definition of outclass for Students

outclassed; outclassing
:to be or do much better than :surpass She outclassed everyone else in the competition.


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