out·​plot ˌau̇t-ˈplät How to pronounce outplot (audio)
outplotted; outplotting

transitive verb

: to outdo or defeat by clever plotting
Ingredients can be stolen, utensils destroyed and valuable time on the clock lost when the chefs compete while also having to outplot the competition.Heather McPherson

Word History

First Known Use

1648, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of outplot was in 1648

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Cite this Entry

“Outplot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outplot. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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