outmarry

verb

Definition of outmarry

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to marry a person superior to (oneself) my grandfather outmarried himself more than any man you ever saw — C. E. Craddock

  3. intransitive verb
  4. [1out + marry] :  to marry outside one's own family, race, or other grouping

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Origin and Etymology of outmarry

out- + marry


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