outhit

verb
out·​hit | \ ˌau̇t-ˈhit How to pronounce outhit (audio) \
outhit; outhitting; outhits

Definition of outhit

transitive verb

baseball
: to outdo in hitting : to get more hits than (another player or team) "We got outhit, outpitched, outplayed—pretty simple," Spartans coach J Howell said.— Rich Greene

Examples of outhit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web San Francisco outhit the Dodgers 11-5, but left 11 runners on base and was 0 for 13 with runners in scoring position. Joe Reedy, Star Tribune, 29 June 2021 The Dodgers outhit the Braves 10-6 but left runners on base in each of the first seven innings except the fourth, when Smith hit the homer. The Salt Lake Tribune, 17 Oct. 2021 The Dodgers outhit the Braves 10-6 but left runners on base in each of the first seven innings except the fourth, when Smith hit the homer. Charles Odum, chicagotribune.com, 17 Oct. 2021 The Dodgers outhit the Braves, 10-6, but left runners on base in each of the first seven innings except the fourth, when Smith hit the homer. BostonGlobe.com, 17 Oct. 2021 The Dodgers outhit the Giants five to three, but the Giants got the big hit when Evan Longoria somehow managed to drive a fly ball through the thick wind for a home run off Max Scherzer in the fifth inning. Los Angeles Times, 12 Oct. 2021 As a team, UAA had 54 kills to Simon Fraser’s 45 and outhit the Canadians .308 to .177. Anchorage Daily News, 3 Oct. 2021 Zunino, Randy Arozarena and Wander Franco had three hits apiece for the Rays, who outhit New York 19-4. Mike Fitzpatrick, ajc, 2 Oct. 2021 The AL East-leading Rays, outhit 17-2, lost for the fourth time in five games and are 5-7 this month after going 21-6 in August. Ian Harrison, ajc, 14 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of outhit

1926, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

23 Nov 2021

Cite this Entry

“Outhit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outhit. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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