outmanipulate

verb

out·​ma·​nip·​u·​late ˌau̇t-mə-ˈni-pyə-ˌlāt How to pronounce outmanipulate (audio)
outmanipulated; outmanipulating

transitive verb

: to outdo or surpass in manipulating
But she's smarter than any of these bad boys figure, and the movie watches her adroitly outmanipulate these professional manipulators …Stephen Hunter

Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of outmanipulate was in 1880

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“Outmanipulate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outmanipulate. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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