Definition of outfox
Examples of outfox in a Sentence
the prisoners outfoxed the guards by tunneling beneath the prison walls
Recent Examples of outfox from the Web
Veteran diplomats are particularly concerned that Trump, who is new to diplomacy, will be outfoxed and outplayed by the former KGB agent.—
Lampson had to stand on his head in the extra time periods of the match just to get Chicago to penalty kicks against FC Cincinnati – and then he still got outfoxed in penalties and lost in the end.
In American health care, profit is the primary motivation, the industry outfoxes every attempt to rein in costs, and consumers are the victims of predatory practices.
Take what comes with an open heart but don’t try to outfox the markets.
But the desire to reclaim never-ending shelves of land, farther and farther into the sea, will inevitably be outfoxed by physics.
Give us a psychological profile—and explain how and why Yamamoto outfoxed his opponent.
Now the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, the inheritor of the group that outfoxed Barnum’s, is opening a new commemorative garden on the spot after further years of archaeological exploration.
Bravo Platoon was standing firm in the north, but it had been outfoxed.
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Definition of outfox for English Language Learners
: to defeat or trick (someone) by being more intelligent or clever
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