outfly

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verb out·fly \ˌau̇t-ˈflī\

Definition of outfly

outflew

play \ˌau̇t-ˈflü\;

outflown

play \ˌau̇t-ˈflōn\;

outflying

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to surpass, avoid, or overcome by flying faster or better than The pair launch a partnership bantering at lightspeed while trying to outfly, outshoot and outlast a battalion of pursuit ships. — Colin Covert The Kingfisher also finds protection in the swiftness of its flight, which enables it to outfly most bird predators. — Fred Mison … overconfident pilots who believe they can outfly microbursts. — Henry Lansford

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