outclass

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verb out·class \ˌau̇t-ˈklas\

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 English Language Learners

outclass

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verb out·class \ˌau̇t-ˈklas\

Definition of outclass for English Language Learners

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


OUTCLASS Defined for Kids

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verb out·class \au̇t-ˈklas\

Definition of outclass for Students

outclassed

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outclassing

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



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