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

Definition of outhit

transitive verb

: 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 The Dodgers have outscored the Rays 29-21, outhit them .264 to .228 and outhomered them 11-8 with an offense led by Corey Seager (.471, two homers, four RBIs), Max Muncy (.389, six RBIs) and Justin Turner (.364). Ronald Blum, orlandosentinel.com, "Dodgers face Rays for first World Series championship in 32 years," 26 Oct. 2020 Although the Canucks outhit the Wild 40-28 on the official score sheet, the game tape told a different story. Sarah Mclellan, Star Tribune, "Playoffs call for toughness, and Wild is up to the task," 3 Aug. 2020 The Giants consistently able to outhit their pitching mistakes? Henry Schulman, SFChronicle.com, "Giants stage yet another big comeback, but pitching falters in loss to Rangers," 2 Aug. 2020 Philadelphia has been outscored 43-15 and outhit 70-45 during the skid. Aaron Bracy, sun-sentinel.com, "Riddle, Cooper and Anderson each hit homers as Marlins complete sweep of Phillies; Yamamoto wins third straight start," 23 June 2019 Over the first five games this season, the Hawks have outhit each of their first five opponents and are averaging 28.4 hits per game. Jimmy Greenfield, chicagotribune.com, "The Blackhawks got pushed around last season. They’re determined not to let that happen again.," 19 Oct. 2019 Ingram hit an impressive .750 percent — six kills on eight attempts with no errors — to help UAA outhit the Wolves, .349 to .170. Anchorage Daily News, "Seawolves breeze to three-set volleyball victory over Western Oregon," 8 Nov. 2019 Manny Melendez had three hits and two RBIs for the Yard Goats, who actually outhit New Hampshire 15-12. Staff Report, courant.com, "Fisher Cats pound Yard Goats 13-8," 12 July 2019 Anthony Notaro had two hits to pace the Cougars, who outhit the Lions 8-4 but hurt themselves with four errors and hitting into a ground out to end the game with the tying run at third. Seattle Times Staff, The Seattle Times, "Huskies win 8-0 in softball as Oregon pitchers help ignite a big six-run rally," 25 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of outhit

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Outhit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outhit. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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