outfish

verb out·fish \ ˌau̇t-ˈfish \

Definition of outfish

transitive verb
: to outdo in fishing : to catch more fish than
  • Often, an efficient jig fisherman can outfish an angler using live bait.
  • —Kelly Bostian
: to attract more fish than
  • A pink or orange "bass worm" will often outfish the more traditional lures.
  • —Alan Liere

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First Known Use of outfish

1844


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