outpoint

verb
out·​point | \ ˌau̇t-ˈpȯint How to pronounce outpoint (audio) \
outpointed; outpointing; outpoints

Definition of outpoint

transitive verb

1 : to sail closer to the wind than
2 : to win more points than (as in a boxing match)

Examples of outpoint in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the biggest fight of his career, New Haven’s Tramaine Williams outpointed Yenifel Vicente to win the NABO and USBA junior featherweight titles on Saturday night at the College Park Center in Arlington, Texas. courant.com, 28 July 2019 The 15-year-old skater became the first Russian gold medalist of the games , outpointing her countrywoman, friend and training partner, two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva. Washington Post, 6 Mar. 2018 The 15-year-old skater became the first Russian gold medalist of the games , outpointing her countrywoman, friend and training partner, two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva. Washington Post, 6 Mar. 2018 The 15-year-old skater became the first Russian gold medalist of the games , outpointing her countrywoman, friend and training partner, two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva. Washington Post, 6 Mar. 2018 The 15-year-old skater became the first Russian gold medalist of the games , outpointing her countrywoman, friend and training partner, two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva. Washington Post, 6 Mar. 2018 The 15-year-old skater became the first Russian gold medalist of the games , outpointing her countrywoman, friend and training partner, two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva. Washington Post, 6 Mar. 2018 The 15-year-old skater became the first Russian gold medalist of the games , outpointing her countrywoman, friend and training partner, two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva. Washington Post, 6 Mar. 2018 The 15-year-old skater became the first Russian gold medalist of the games , outpointing her countrywoman, friend and training partner, two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva. Washington Post, 6 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of outpoint

1883, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Outpoint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outpoint. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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outpoint

verb

English Language Learners Definition of outpoint

: to win more points than (an opponent) in a boxing match

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