outhunt

verb
out·​hunt | \ ˌau̇t-ˈhənt How to pronounce outhunt (audio) \
outhunted; outhunting; outhunts

Definition of outhunt

transitive verb

: to outdo or surpass in hunting : to hunt more successfully than Modern humans arrived in Europe about 32,000 years ago, about 4,000 years before the Neanderthal disappeared. Some experts have suggested that the more primitive and smaller-brained Neanderthal was simply overwhelmed and outhunted by his sophisticated, big-brained cousin.— Paul Recer

First Known Use of outhunt

1605, in the meaning defined above

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