outfight

verb out·fight \ ˌau̇t-ˈfīt \

Definition of outfight

outfought play \ˌau̇t-ˈfȯt\; outfighting
transitive verb
:to outdo or surpass in fighting or competing :to fight or compete harder or more skillfully than
  • The southpaw went down from a counter left hook to the chin in the fifth … but appeared to outhustle and outfight Bujaj most of the way.
  • —Bob Velin
  • … Minnesota's pedestrian DBs [=defensive backs] could not outfight Penn State's big receivers.
  • —David Jones

First Known Use of outfight

1650


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